Stern Show Throw away rotors...

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by DrivenByDemons, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    Have em cut or buy new? I like to cut because I feel like factory parts are better. I bought 2 for a car i'm working on for 20 bucks each and they have a yellow look to them. Like some cheap ass metal. Yellow makes me think of bronze. I know they aren't bronze but the Chinamen got busted putting trash in their sheetrock years ago. Who says they aren't adding unwanted junk to their metal? Am I crazy?
     
    JumboWop likes this.
  2. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    Stern related because I'm opening the petcock while I'm under the car.
     
  3. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    718,702
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    172,017
    Likes Received:
    87,215
    Sauce on side :coffee:
     
    Scotty4x4 likes this.
  4. Scotty4x4

    Scotty4x4 Light It Up Blue!! Staff Member

    Reputations:
    86,799
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2014
    Messages:
    5,517
    Likes Received:
    4,848
    :coffee:
    You have to close the petcock in the summer I thought :dontknow:
     
  5. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    I PRANK!!!
     
    Scotty4x4 likes this.
  6. Scotty4x4

    Scotty4x4 Light It Up Blue!! Staff Member

    Reputations:
    86,799
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2014
    Messages:
    5,517
    Likes Received:
    4,848
    [​IMG]
     
    Stew Nod, FishySausage and DarkFriday like this.
  7. Scotty4x4

    Scotty4x4 Light It Up Blue!! Staff Member

    Reputations:
    86,799
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2014
    Messages:
    5,517
    Likes Received:
    4,848
    I think I fucked up my petcock! :pissed:
     
    DrivenByDemons likes this.
  8. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    Lube it next time
     
    Scotty4x4 and NORefunds like this.
  9. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    194,595
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,246
    Likes Received:
    23,403
    Brakes are something I don't like to go cheap on.
     
  10. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    194,595
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,246
    Likes Received:
    23,403
    You really don't need OE if you buy Wagner, Bendix, or Raybestos premium line.
     
    monkeyboy69 and Gomez like this.
  11. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    That's the point of my OP :dontknow: My original OEM Ford rotors are in decent shape. Have them cut and reuse or use the new wherever rotors?
     
  12. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    These are carquest
     
  13. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    194,595
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    73,246
    Likes Received:
    23,403
    As long as they cleanup and are in spec, I'd take them over any of the throw away shit.
     
    Big_J and DrivenByDemons like this.
  14. Reverend Maynard

    Reverend Maynard Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,783
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2015
    Messages:
    312
    Likes Received:
    602
    Find the oem supplier and buy those. Machining rotors will throw them out of rotational balance (not pulse under braking) and should only be done in a pinch. Oems consider the rotors to be disposable and don't put much meat on them new.
     
  15. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    I've had tons of rotors mac-hined and the only time they've ever pulsed on me was when I didn't bother to bed the new pads.
     
  16. IfTheyOnlyKnew

    IfTheyOnlyKnew VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    663,732
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2013
    Messages:
    23,876
    Likes Received:
    56,854
    I didn't understand a word of this :dontknow:

    I just came here to say hi to you, DBD!! I miss you. :boohoo:
     
  17. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904
    I think I agree. They are in outstanding condition for the age. One nice thing about buying low-milage old-lady cars.
     
    Mack likes this.
  18. Reverend Maynard

    Reverend Maynard Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,783
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2015
    Messages:
    312
    Likes Received:
    602
    I was saying that they become unbalanced similar to a slightly unbalanced tire. Not talking about pulsation. I've never had pulsation from cutting either.
     
  19. Father O'Blivion

    Father O'Blivion Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    68,457
    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2015
    Messages:
    3,981
    Likes Received:
    8,705
    Definitely, have them turned and throw them back in.
     
    DrivenByDemons and pope29 like this.
  20. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

    Reputations:
    259,796
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    70,132
    Likes Received:
    41,904