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Warped brake rotors

What causes warped brake rotors? Let’s do a hard stop right here. Any time the subject of brake pedal pulsation comes up, you’ll hear people say that it’s caused by warped brake rotors. But brake rotors DO NOT WARP fromĀ  normal driving or even race track use. Yes, you read that correctly. A typical street vehicle can’t possibly generate enough heat to warp a brake rotor. Calling it brake rotor warp demonstrates a complete misunderstanding of the metallurgy and the braking process First: The brake pads and rotors in a … Read More


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