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Aftermarket slotted and drilled brake rotors

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Gixx1300R, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. Gixx1300R

    Gixx1300R Member

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    I am looking for aftermarket slotted and drilled brake rotors. I am tired of seeing surface rust and having the pads stick to the rotors overnight. Anyone have an recommendations and pics for the Model S?
     
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    Then paint what you have, obviously not the friction surface though.
    Drilled introduces places for cracks to form, slotted shaves the pad increasing dusting.
     
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    I have already painted the rotors several months ago. Drilled rotors will not be an issue since the Model S really doesn't use heavy braking. Pad dust can also be a non issue with the correct brake pads.
     
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    My thread has more information than you need but I installed the R1 concepts rotors (I just got the slotted) and so far so good. More info and pics in my thread: DIY...Big Brake Kit for Under 2k
    So far I feel like the slots help our pads/rotors a lot, especially during/after raining!
     
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    Much thanks for the info, this is what I was looking for.
     
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    Here's a picture of a front and rear.

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    The bolts on the front are lined up with the studs so they are behind the spokes. The rears are not and now that I am aware of it, it's going to bug me!

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    You better get some light weight forged wheels now. So we can see everything to the fullest.
     

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