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Old 02-28-2009, 12:45 AM
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+1 for Charlie at Wrightwood and his custom AP slotted rotors.

If you've gone that far on those rotors, I'd say keep going and see just how long they last. It would be interesting to know....
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Wrightwood Racing is wholesale only and sells through a few dealers across the US that take of of track/race cars.

I can help, if you wish.
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Originally Posted by Mark in Baltimore View Post
I am offended by this statement. This is a technical forum; please refrain from salacious descriptions.


I have tracked rotors that were worse than this one, but, of course, it depends on how you brake or, to be specific, how little you brake.
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Don't forget that it's not just about cracks. You need to keep track of the width in several spots with a caliper.
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Originally Posted by Steve Weiner-Rennsport Systems View Post
Wrightwood Racing is wholesale only and sells through a few dealers across the US that take of of track/race cars.

I can help, if you wish.
Yes. I think that there would be a few of us 993'ers interested. As mentioned before. All the Slutted rotors I've found for my set-up required custom hats. Result was ~ $600 for a set of fronts. If there is a more feasable solution that would stll prove a better ROI than replacing OEM's at $125 ea. 2 times a year I'd be interested as I'm sure others would too.

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Don't forget that it's not just about cracks. You need to keep track of the width in several spots with a caliper.
They seem OK on width.
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Originally Posted by Sean F View Post
Don't forget that it's not just about cracks. You need to keep track of the width in several spots with a caliper.
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[QUOTE=Veloce Raptor;6332804]Welcome to post #3 in this thread.

[ignore off] I have you on ignore because your racy posts offend my victorian sensibilities [Ignore on]
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Originally Posted by Sean F View Post
Don't forget that it's not just about cracks. You need to keep track of the width in several spots with a caliper.
My experience has been that they crack before they fall below the minimum spec on width.
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I have you on ignore because your racy posts offend my victorian sensibilities
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[QUOTE=Veloce Raptor;6331904]slutted rotors
What the heck is a slutted rotor and why do I find it so, umm, intriguing?
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slutted rotors
What the heck is a slutted rotor and why do I find it so, umm, intriguing?
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Old 02-28-2009, 05:26 PM
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Dave- its time I guess. Mine are not nearly as advanced as yours and I have new OEM set (cryo'd) in reserve ready to go on (when they look like yours). As I'm already thinking about my next car I couldn't justify the AP cost- though they look to be the better choice irrespective of $$.
Mind you, my car doesn't need brakes atm : /

Maybe try another OEM set but cryo them and see how that does you. Low cost experiment- or if you really plan to keep the car get the AP's and be done with it. Steve is offering a lifetime warranty ; )
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[QUOTE=RickBetterley;6333419]
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slutted rotors
What the heck is a slutted rotor and why do I find it so, umm, intriguing?
Slutted Rotors pulsate.
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[QUOTE=todinlaw;6334240]
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Slutted Rotors pulsate.
Funny you say that because I was going to ask, as I had a set on an old car of mine for a while I just chalked it up to them being **** rotors.
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I've had no pulising issues with the AP or Alcon slotted rotors from Wrightwood. They do however eat pads at a rapid rate compared to his AP or Alcon drilled rotors he initially had.
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