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New Rotors - what to do with the old ones?

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by gregd, Feb 20, 2018.

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  1. gregd

    gregd Active Member

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    So I've got the new custom rotors and pads installed (Now Shipping: Custom Tesla Roadster 2-Piece Slotted Rotors), and saved the old set. What do I now do with the old ones? Turns out that the rear pads were almost done anyway, but rotors are fine. Do I:

    A. Keep them for some buyer down the road (have no intention to ever sell the car, however)
    B. Try to sell the set to another Roadster owner (but see note below on weight)
    C. Toss / Recycle somehow

    The old parts are WAAY heavier than the new, btw, so shipping is not advised. I could barely lift the box out of the car when I got home. This may be the biggest advantage of the custom rotors...

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Tesla 940

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    Total weight savings for all 4 rotors was/is 10 lbs.

    I kept mine just in case I need them in the future.
     
  3. dhrivnak

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    I vote for the recycle.
     
  4. RedOctober

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    I usually take my old ones to a scrap metal business. I held onto a set once for 5 years or so and never used the them. Same may happen with yours.
     
  5. Hall-Morin

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    Commission someone to make garage clocks... ;-)
     
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  6. gregd

    gregd Active Member

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    Or, maybe in the spirit of these two weeks, a winter Olympics discus throw?
     
  7. Tex EV

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    Ebay?
    ORIGINAL TESLA ROADSTER BRAKE ROTORS FALCON HEAVY ELON MUSK SPACEX FIRST IN SPACE BID NOW!

    People are bidding Hot Wheels Roadsters above $100 right now... worth a shot? :p
     
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  8. twiersum

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    Can anyone grab a few measurements frim your stock rotors for me?

    How thick is the face plate where studs go through. How wide is the back of the rotor hat where it goes over hub?

    Thx
     
  9. mongo

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    I save rotors for welding projects. Feet/bases for lawn art. Seats for contraptions.
     

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