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Old 01-07-2001, 07:13 PM
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Just the other day on my way to the L.A. Auto show, I was cruising at about 80 MPH on the freeway. On my exit, I had to slow down to 15. So when I applied the brakes, my car and my steering wheel gave a very noticeable shake and vibration that just took me by surprise. I have had crossdrilled rotors installed on my car for about 4 months along with 17x7.5 Evo IIs on 215/40/17 and 215/45/17 rubber front and rear respectively. Is there anyway that I can fix this vibration problem? Please Help!
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Old 01-08-2001, 01:16 PM
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Brake vibration = warped rotors! Fronts are most likely, With this large size tire combo I'm sure it won't be the last time.
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Old 01-10-2001, 01:40 PM
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I once replaced the rotors on my car and experience the same problem. I removed the rotors and had them turned down. Even though they were new they were not true. It solved the problem.
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Old 01-11-2001, 01:52 AM
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Thanks for all your help guys. I wish I didn't have to take off the aftermarket rotors. I love their stopping power, especially when I'm driving to school on the 210 freeway here in S. Kali. Well, I'll see what I can do.
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