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Old 10-28-2020, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone have an opinion on these rotors?
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An opinion? Sure... They look nice and are very expensive unless you live down under.

For that kind of money, I'd go with two-piece rotors.
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An opinion? Sure... They look nice and are very expensive unless you live down under.

For that kind of money, I'd go with two-piece rotors.
What are the benefits of a 2 piece rotor for street use? No racing.

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I've used these for 10 years of daily driving and regular track usage and never had a problem
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I've used these for 10 years of daily driving and regular track usage and never had a problem
Are you talking about the ones I posted or the DBA 2 piece ones?
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Does anyone have an opinion on these rotors?
https://conceptzperformance.com/dba-...-kt_p_9488.php
I've had them on for some years now including track days and no problems.
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Fine product. Personally though...

Your link specifically refer to the rear rotors. For the rears, and being 1 pc, I don't see any reason to pay this amount.

Heat paint marking is a nice touch, but again, the rears aren't the concern as far as heat dissipation. All else equal, rotor by itself isn't going to provide higher friction. Weight wise, these provide no or negligible (if any) reduction in weight over any other 1 pc rear rotors. So functionally, there isn't any advantage for most.

Asthetically, if distinct slot patterns is of your interest, maybe check out the below?

https://stillen.com/collections/brak...-sku-inf3501cs
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I am currently running them and they work well for me.
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I think I’m with cv129. I can’t see why you’d spend that much on single piece rears. Save a little more and get 2 piece or just do his link.
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Are you talking about the ones I posted or the DBA 2 piece ones?
The ones you have I have on the rear an I use my own rotor hats and a similar size 5000 rotor off the Ford Australia Falcon GT .. also fits a Jag XK-R from memory.

Careful inspection of the catalogue often throws up equivalents
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Does anyone have an opinion on these rotors?
https://conceptzperformance.com/dba-...-kt_p_9488.php
Opinion, waste of money.
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Please explain why. What do you use?
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What are the benefits of a 2 piece rotor for street use? No racing.
These rotors are quite expensive for what you get. There are equivalent alternatives for half the price.

If you want to spend the money, 2 piece rotors have the benefit of being much lighter and reducing the rotational wheel of the wheel, thereby, improving acceleration.
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Please explain why. What do you use?
Because you can buy a set of rear rotors that will completely fulfill your braking needs for less than $150.

Please explain why you need every single decision validated by randos on the interwebs


A rotor is a basic piece of metal. Some are heavier and dissipate heat better. Some are lighter and do not dissipate heat as well. For performance purposes, people have to compromise between those two factors.

For everyone else, IT DOES NOT MATTER.
Clearly, you have no need for those rotors. So you don't need to spend that much. If you want to spend the money, go for it. But don't expect to be congratulated on your decision.
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Please explain why you need every single decision validated by randos on the interwebs


I literally explained to him in terms of weight, heat, and friction. And he’s still asking why...
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