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Ive made it to 66000 miles on the stock brakes and rotors on my 06SE.
Finally time for a brake job. Want to try vented rotors as replacements.
Like everything else, there are a lot of choices out there in pricing and quality.
Was wondering about rotorpros that advertises on ebay, anyone have any expierience with them?
Does anyone recommend other brands besides EBC?
Thanks!!
 

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i ran R1 concepts rotors on my truck and loved them, when you get a drilled or slotted rotor get some high temp black paint and spray them to fill the holes and slots with paint the brakes will take off the paint on the rotor surface. Doing this makes them look better as well as add a little life as the holes wont rust.

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Thanks for the input, it is greatly appreciated. I will check them out tonight. What brand of pads were you using?
Im adding aftermarket wheels, do the vents help with dust?
 

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dust is all in the pads, i was running the pads the came with a set with the r1 concepts rotors.
 

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I am looking at brakes right now for the future, maybe very near future. Looking for a good slotted or drilled rotor and some soft pads, do this on my BMW's all the time, been partial to zimmerman or brembo rotors and soft pads. Kinda wanting to do the same on the truck. Good hard rotors and soft pads = great no fade stopping and pads are cheap, no need to waste the rotors with a ceramic or other hard compound pad. Any ideas for a great rotor?
 

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i ran R1 concepts rotors on my truck and loved them, when you get a drilled or slotted rotor get some high temp black paint and spray them to fill the holes and slots with paint the brakes will take off the paint on the rotor surface. Doing this makes them look better as well as add a little life as the holes wont rust.

for other brands there is also stillen
Is R1 and RotorPros the same company?
 

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Is R1 and RotorPros the same company?
No they are not the same company.

Now, let me tell you a little story about RotorPros. I bought 4 rotors for my TrailblazerSS on 12-8-09. I sent the PayPal in immediately and rec'd confirmation from Richard, the owner of RotorPros. He said for the painted rotors that I wanted it would take about 7-10 days total.

After the holidays I still had no word from him, no response to e-mails, no response to messages through E-bay either. After Jan. 7th I decided to track him down. I knew that his office was in Santa Ana which is where I work so I did some internet digging and found his office, then I found his home. I went to his home and found that yes in fact he was shipping some things but he said that his business partner had done him wrong over the holidays and his computer crashed so he had no idea who ordered what.

Long story short, I did get my rotors and I am installing them this weekend. I did get a different e-mail address from him that he tends to respond to. It is [email protected] He asked that I post this on the TBSS forum for him. The rotors are indeed a great product and he did make the deal right for me.

After all of this I would still say try to e-mail him first and have a discussion about payment before ordering.
 

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Thanks for the update, I will get some rotors soon. If you dont mind asking you how much you paid for your rotors?
The set of 4 was $199 on sale. I got the "less" drilled and slotted. They only drill 3 holes between the slots for more stability and less chance of cracking. I also ordered the ceramic pads from him in order to help eliminate some brake dust. I believe that they ran around $76 total for all 4 corners of the truck.

The pathfinder I just traded in had the same style rotors from another company here in the OC. I did not feel any brake fade on them and was extremely happy with them.

I have other friends that have used RotorPros in the past and absolutely love them. No rust anywhere. I also chose the red painted hubs on my rotors.
 
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