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Looking for the best dimpled and slotted rotors, the only problem is.... I know nothing about them . I obviously want the dimped and slotted rotors along with calipers. Do I need to change whole system out or can I just get the rotors and calipers? Any and all help is appreciated brothers. Thanks.
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If you're going to the trouble of upgrading the calipers and rotors, you need to upgrade the pads and add braided steel brake lines as well or the benefits will largely be negated.
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new rotors you need
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I'm in the process of swapping my ram to EBC dimpled/slotted rotors and GreenStuff pads. While I'm not upgrading the calipers, I've done this on my SuperDuty and it made a world of difference in stopping power. It's also 1/2-1/3 the cost of a complete big brake system from Brembo or SSBC.
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i'm a fan of powerslot rotors and hawk pads but you have to break them in right or they warp
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i'm a fan of powerslot rotors and hawk pads but you have to break them in right or they warp
Just what I was searching for. Now I know that Power Slot makes rotors for the 2008, and I am sure Hawk makes the pads, but what about SS lines? Anyone know where I can get my hands on a set for the 08s?
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all you need to do is change out the rotors. I went with the Napa drilled an slotted ones which at the time were pretty cheap. my next upgrade is movin to ebc pads...
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i'd like to get some 17" srt10 replicas or a wheel that can show the rotors off more..
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there a place on ebay if not mistaken for ss lines.
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all you need to do is change out the rotors. I went with the Napa drilled an slotted ones which at the time were pretty cheap. my next upgrade is movin to ebc pads...
Drilled Rotors are not safe long life rotors... They are made for one thing, racing and few time uses.
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