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Old November 4th, 2009, 05:17 PM
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I am pretty sure I need new pads in my 90. Front and rear. I will do it myself as I am now a master mechanic. My question is, how do I know if I need to resurface my rotors? I have 60,000 miles on the truck and this is it's first brake job that I can tell.

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Old November 5th, 2009, 01:49 PM
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Old November 5th, 2009, 01:55 PM
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Are the rotors heavily scored? Are then under spec for thickness? If the answer to both questions is no, then they are fine and you can reuse them. If the answer to either question is yes, you should replace the rotors and not turn them. If you really have 60k on rotors, I would replace them. tntlr.com has some cheap ones on his website.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:09 PM
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Yeah I assume they are original. I am not sure if they are scored though. I have to get into it and look.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:13 PM
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Yeah I assume they are original. I am not sure if they are scored though. I have to get into it and look.
If it is the D90 you can look though the spokes of the alloys, on the 110, just look at the back side of the rotor from under the truck.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:14 PM
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I've always heard that rover rotors shouldn't be turned b/c they won't be within spec afterwards (too thin to start with I guess)...

I kind of enjoyed doing the brakes on mine last spring. The hardest part was removing the hub from the rotor. That was a bitch.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:15 PM
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The hardest part was removing the hub from the rotor. That was a bitch.
Slather with anti-sieze when you refit it, comes off easy the next time.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:32 PM
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I have 110 wheels on my 90 so I can't look through the spokes. If I do need rotors do I go stock or those australian ones?
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Old November 5th, 2009, 02:52 PM
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Genuine are my preference but brembo brand stock are not bad either and I hear delphi are decent too. No experience with DBA rotors.
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I have the drilled and slotted rotors and couldn't feel any difference.
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