[s-cars] going BIG

Jerry Scott jerryscott at wispertel.net
Mon Feb 23 17:18:14 PST 2009

I personally would go with the A8 rotors.  My experience with aftermarket 
drilled or slotted light weight rotors is that they soon crack and warp. 
The production rotors are time tested and will last a lot longer.  You will 
not likely see better performance with the machined rotors, if you are only 
street driving. That's my 2 cents, and that's just about what it is worth.
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Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 5:17 PM
Subject: [s-cars] going BIG

> So, I have been planning on upgrading the "fabulous" stock brakes on my 
> S6, to some more "meaty" ones out of a boxter. I need to decide what 
> rotors to get, and I would like to go with whichever product is lighter 
> [ I guess] Is there going to be a significant difference in weight between 
> OEM A8 rotors (312mmx25mm) and aftermarket crossdrilled/slotted Zimmmerman 
> or similar, or shold I not pay attantion to weight factor and get the less 
> expensive ones?
> Thanks!
> Martin,
> ------------ 
> '87 Scirocco16v
> '95 S6
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