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    Custom Made Slotted Brake Rotors?

    Alright fellas im in the market for some after market calipers. I think it is appropriate that it would be a good time to upgrade the rotors as well. Finding slotted rotors for the S2000 is not only a limiting factor (hardly any aftermarket) but also a damn expensive affair...


    Does anyone here know any place that could perhaps do a custom job? These calipers im getting will work with my OEM rotors, so could i just get some someone to 'copy' the oem rotors but with added slots? Or is there more to it im missing?

    Cheers fellas!

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    9,000rpm (S2000 Redline!) FLYRYD's Avatar
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    these arent slotted..... but they are SPOOOOM ! they are full of bling and you know you want them :wink: (i know i do )

    http://www.spoon.jp/eng/products/lin...n.php?page=014
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    Heya Yong ... you can just get some new genuine ones and slot them or the ones you have already if they are in good condition.

    Basically its a piece of cake job that only takes maybe an hour or so ... you use a ball nose cutter so the slot can be say 3mm wide yet only 0.2mm deep using a 12mm cutter ... this means it will not affect the structural integrity of the disc And you can have any number of slots you like ... only restriction is they have to be straight lines as its done on a manual mill.

    Will be able to do it for you just not for a few weeks until my car is sorted

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    FLYRYD: personally, i wouldn't go with cross-drilled, too much pressure on the dics, and it will crack/break. Well, it depends on the weight of your car as well. Ive seen several disc/rotor cracks before, can be dangerous, and can be expensive as well if it also hit your calipers and pads
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    yeah i wouldnt go cross drilled either
    have also heard stories about them cracking breaking
    my mate had cross drilled slotted rotors
    he was lucky they didnt crack
    do u want me to leave a skid mark on ur face ? or a bukake ?

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    9,000rpm (S2000 Redline!) FLYRYD's Avatar
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    so cross drilled will crack...

    well i wont be getting any cross-drilled rotors then...
    my slotted rotors need replacing anyway... i think ill just replace them with slotted again
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    6,000rpm (Max Torque) ciacia's Avatar
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    yeah, slotted is the way to go i reckon

    Brembo makes replacement discs for every cars that exist....
    contact 0800BRAKES, they're good guy, competitive prices too
    might as well ask them about their Mintex Brakepads if you need new pads too
    Mintex works really really well, 3 compounds to choose from
    good for both road use and track use, believe me....
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    i would defenatly go with crossed drilled and slotted. reason why most of these drilled rotors crack because they just get a normal rotor and drill it in directly 8O

    but ive got some interbrake slotted and drilled rotors and they have been made properly....

    yea its confusing and i cant explain exaclty whats the major difference. but one thing i know is dont get DBA!. there rotors which have been drilled direclty have cracked under normal conditions along with a number of other brands.

    more info give jaysen a call at interpart
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    tru quality products for a really good price.

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    I've got some Interbrake slotted/drilled rotors too and they're perfectly fine. They're TUV approved (German Standards Authority) so they must be okay. They're surprisingly efficient too with EBC green stuff pads.

    I've heard DBA rotors crack too, but I'd heard it was because they drill the holes too close together.
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    I would say...... get a slotted ..... the endless one too ... this looks really nice

    Otherwise the brembo works fine........

    oh oh and yeah mintex brakepads gotta love them..... especially if you own white wheelsss (never mind my last bit of comment) he he he he he he he

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    Believe me i did consider cross drilled as well. The spoon cross drills are very superior. The are cast with the holes there...not drilled after they are cast... However I heard cross drills wear the shite out of brake pads. Someone compared them to having your brake pads rub a cheese grater! hehe...Also i prefer the look of slotted over cross drilled...
    8)

    Just to let u fellas know the calipers im getting are the Spoon Single Monoblock Calipers (2.6kg ea only...ho ho). And some APP brake lines. The good thing with the spoons is that it is compatible with stock sized rotors and brake pads, which is cool because it opens up alot more options with
    If money were no object i am after the Zeal Straight-6

    But yer at 48,000 yen (or 800nzd) for a pair is a bit of a worry...esp considering im after fronts and backs...

    Farmer Dave's idea does interest me tho. Forgive my ignorance, but what is the restriction of having it done on a manual mill?

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    Manual mill you can't do curved lines only straight (unless you get really funky with a rotary table and some mad jigs etc )

    The ones in the pics here all have straight lines so can be replicated no worries at all

    I think you need to post a pic of these callipers Yong

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    Just get normal discs.
    Slotted discs serve no purpose for a street car nowadays, unless you regularly brake so hard that your discs glow white hot.

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