[SX-T] : Just changed my brakes!!! Never seen this.
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Thread: Just changed my brakes!!! Never seen this.

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    Never seen 4 yr old rotors look like this!!
    Good thing I changed all 4.
    Last edited by 1st timer; 06-09-2019 at 10:02 PM.

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    Good move as they've seen better days.

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    Wow, that’s insane. Good thing you did changed them out


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    I think you have other issues as it appears there was very little clamping on that one rotor...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SXexcess View Post
    I think you have other issues as it appears there was very little clamping on that one rotor...
    seems to brake fine now. Car was sitting on the lot for 5 months prior purchasing it. Had 54k kms

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1st timer View Post
    seems to brake fine now. Car was sitting on the lot for 5 months prior purchasing it. Had 54k kms
    Good ole "lot rot". Yes it can happen. Good idea changing out all four!

    ominousone

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    Wonder where this car was shipped in from. That is definitely some salt and/or water damage for sure!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JasonS View Post
    Wonder where this car was shipped in from. That is definitely some salt and/or water damage for sure!
    It was bought new in Montreal but I picked up in winter of 2018

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