Why Should I Turn Rotors?

Answer Turning a brake rotor is a process in which a machinist smoothes the surfaces of the rotor that is contacted by the brake pads. Consumers should understand when a brake rotor can and cannot be turn... Read More »

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When Should I Turn Brake Rotors?

Disc brake-equipped automobiles have brake rotors, or discs. Some vehicles are equipped with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes, and others have four-wheel disc brakes. A few simple methods can... Read More »

How to Turn or Replace Rotors?

The brake rotors on your car work together with the calipers and brake pads to slow and stop your vehicle. The calipers convert hydraulic force to friction with the assistance of the brake pads. Th... Read More »

Can you turn slotted rotors?

On One Hand: Turning OptionThe short answer is yes, slotted rotors can be turned and resurfaced by a regular brake lathe. Caution needs to be taken, though, to use light cuts with the lathe to prev... Read More »

Why Do Brake Rotors Turn Blue?

Brake rotors are slowed down by the brake shoes that press outward or inward based on type of vehicle. The rotors can sometimes warp or in some cases turn a dark blue, indicating a serious braking ... Read More »