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This is a discussion on Brake Rotor Life?? within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I'm at 68,000 miles so far on the stockers. I'm replacing them soon just in case....

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    Registered User NopWRX's Avatar
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    I'm at 68,000 miles so far on the stockers. I'm replacing them soon just in case.
    2002 WRX COBB Stage 2.5

    2003 Infiniti FX45

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    pulsing started for when i got married...ok realy at 600miles-yep. since then the stoptec have been awesome!!!

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    Saw the stoptech link.

    Ordered the stage 2 upgrade, slots, pads, lines, fluid.

    Dealer wants $681.00 for OEM rotors and pads only!
    The heck with that.
    Stoptech was 599.00 for better rotors and pads,and included the SS lines and Fluid.

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    I just hit 22,500 miles and still have factory brakes and no problems yet... not even a squeak. When they eventually go, I'm going to upgrade to probably slotted front brakes and leave the rears factory (maybe?) since I think it's around 80% of your braking force is on the front. It's going to cost a bundle either way... so why not go with something that's better?

    I sit/drive in a lot of traffic every day, so I just stay in 1st - 3rd gear and use the engine for braking purposes so that I'm not riding my brakes all the time. I'm curious to see how long my brakes do last, though.

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