Ok, so to make a short story long, I hit a deer a while back and after all was repaired I began to feel a vibration in the pedal on breaking. I thought it was rotor warpage due to stopping hard just before impact with Bambie. As time went on it got worse, so I figured the hot spot generated by the uneven contact with the break pad caused additional warpage and so i purchased new rotors. I got a deal due to a situation where the rotors I ordered were not in stock (T2s) so he sold me some T3s for ten bucks more than the T2s. Now I have rotors way over qualified for the job, But I thought WTH they'll last a really long time. Then I read that rotors don't warp due to hard breaking. And that the culprit is typically uneven torquing of the wheel lugs. Here is my rotor just for ****s and giggles.
On a few forums people were saying "rotors don't warp from breaking, it's incorrect installation of wheel components"
So the question is. Do higher quality rotors last longer? Is heat and breaking a factor in rotor warpage? Is it worth the money to buy great rotors? Thanks all!!!