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rlatulipe5591 04-17-2012 04:22 PM

Cheap Autozone Rotors
whats up guys was going to buy some cheap rotors from autozone was wondering if anyone has had any problems out of their rotors.

ZeeSNuttS 04-17-2012 05:21 PM

You will be ok, I've got rotors from vatozone many of times.

TrybalRage 04-17-2012 07:36 PM

In my experience, cheap rotors warp and rust when good ones wont. I've had good luck with Wagner parts, and they aren't too expensive.

805Z 04-17-2012 09:03 PM

Yea daily driver use you should be ok. If you track them not so much

License2Ill 04-18-2012 10:09 AM

X2 for Wagners....nevermind the bottom of the barrel crap...the wagners are alittle more but they are way thicker at the hub.

billscamaros 04-19-2012 11:45 AM

I've used Autozone rotors for a few years now. Technically, no issues. But they do rust easily and look like crap. They have a 'lifetime' warranty on rotors and pads, so keep track of the date that you buy them. I went in for brake pads a month or so ago, and the tech behind the counter offered up that I could also replace the rotors. So I ended up with a new set of rotors and pads at no cost. Got to love that!!

On the flip side, my rear rotors are from NAPA. They must be of better quality because they don't rust like the Autozone ones.

rlatulipe5591 04-23-2012 08:34 PM

thanks for the input guys im probably gunna save up and get a better brand def slotted rotors

buellxb12s 04-23-2012 11:41 PM

Brakemotive is a sponsor here and have some good quality stuff. They have a sell on pads and drilled and spotted rotors for 165 shipped. I have it on my car and love em. They are zinc coated so no rust. They also offer non drilled or spotted rotors if you prefer.

rlatulipe5591 04-23-2012 11:51 PM

$165 for two right?

libertyforall1776 04-24-2012 12:36 AM

I would get some quality coated blanks, like Bosch QuietCast rotors -- just put these on my RS, which goes through midwest salt/winters -- should help retard the rust...

The crap rotors the previous owner had were pitting from crappy metal -- looked like craters!

buellxb12s 04-24-2012 08:32 AM

No 165 for all 4 with ceramic pads shipped to my door and showed up in 2 days. Theres a thread on them here some where.

ramairetransam 04-24-2012 08:48 AM


Originally Posted by buellxb12s (Post 16235148)
No 165 for all 4 with ceramic pads shipped to my door and showed up in 2 days. Theres a thread on them here some where.

thats the way to go .

buellxb12s 04-24-2012 11:11 AM

rlatulipe5591 04-24-2012 03:07 PM


Originally Posted by buellxb12s (Post 16235620)

Just ordered the set today :headbang: thanks for the response , ill let you know how everything goes when i get these bad boys and throw them on.

buellxb12s 04-25-2012 09:01 AM

No prob. Let us know what you think. I've only heard one person complain and they seemed to be one of those ...never happy....people.

jbridwelltransam 04-25-2012 10:50 AM

yeah man brakemotive is the way to go, awesome deals on brake packages. That's the way I plan on going when the time comes.

BOBS99SS 04-25-2012 10:52 AM

brakemotive all day , there cheap and have great stuff

steves2002z28 04-25-2012 12:50 PM

i put them on my 06 trailblazer a yr n a half ago n still fine

rlatulipe5591 05-03-2012 11:41 PM

Put the brakemotive rotors and pads on the other day and damn breaking from 100 mph they are amazing my car actually slows down lol great product for sure. i had small problem when i put them on though, i didnt adjust the star wheels in the back enough so i was driving around with my e brake half engaged lol quick fix though, that was my fault

rlatulipe5591 05-03-2012 11:41 PM

so....fuck autozone they can keep their rotors

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