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  #2009993 8-May-2018 14:16
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Can't see much rust on the wear surface of these rotors.

 

 

 

That photo from the internet - but there's a brake shop in Chch (Safe R Brakes IIRC) where they've got a large collection of similar and worse pulled from customer's cars, on display in their front office/customer service area. Most brake workshops will have seen similar. 

 

 

 



Needs new pads.

 

 

 

Sounds like they just need a simple skimming as well, You know better than anyone you ALWAYS skim the brakes with new pads.


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I once had a lady turn up to the workshop with a poorly running and severely smoking engine.  She had just sold the car and was dropping it off, thought she would top up the oil for the new owner.......it was up to the rocker cover.  Local Z station did it for her.....and we undid it....hot oil and a free job for a poor lady, moral: you'd be surprised what people do.

 

 

When I was a kid my family had a workshop.  There was one older female customer (somewhat eccentric) who kept complaining of her new (to her) car stalling.  No-one could find anything wrong with it in the workshop or on test drives.  So one of the guys went for a drive with her.  The first thing she did was pull out the manual choke and hand her handbag on it laughing.





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I once had a lady turn up to the workshop with a poorly running and severely smoking engine.  She had just sold the car and was dropping it off, thought she would top up the oil for the new owner.......it was up to the rocker cover.  Local Z station did it for her.....and we undid it....hot oil and a free job for a poor lady, moral: you'd be surprised what people do.

 

 

When I was a kid my family had a workshop.  There was one older female customer (somewhat eccentric) who kept complaining of her new (to her) car stalling.  No-one could find anything wrong with it in the workshop or on test drives.  So one of the guys went for a drive with her.  The first thing she did was pull out the manual choke and hand her handbag on it laughing.

 

 

 

 

Haha, that gold!!




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  #2011567 9-May-2018 11:21
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I once had a lady turn up to the workshop with a poorly running and severely smoking engine.  She had just sold the car and was dropping it off, thought she would top up the oil for the new owner.......it was up to the rocker cover.  Local Z station did it for her.....and we undid it....hot oil and a free job for a poor lady, moral: you'd be surprised what people do.



When I was a kid my family had a workshop.  There was one older female customer (somewhat eccentric) who kept complaining of her new (to her) car stalling.  No-one could find anything wrong with it in the workshop or on test drives.  So one of the guys went for a drive with her.  The first thing she did was pull out the manual choke and hand her handbag on it laughing.



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  #2012722 9-May-2018 14:38
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When I was a kid my family had a workshop.  There was one older female customer (somewhat eccentric) who kept complaining of her new (to her) car stalling.  No-one could find anything wrong with it in the workshop or on test drives.  So one of the guys went for a drive with her.  The first thing she did was pull out the manual choke and hand her handbag on it laughing.

 

 

An oldie but a goodie.


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  #2014247 11-May-2018 18:31
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Don't take too much notice of many of the "expert opinions" previously posted. It is a fact that the better quality more efficient disc rotors rust, the cheaper metals don't. Take a walk around a Mercedes dealership, you will notice rusty discs. 


 
 
 
 




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  #2014277 11-May-2018 19:23
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Don't take too much notice of many of the "expert opinions" previously posted. It is a fact that the better quality more efficient disc rotors rust, the cheaper metals don't. Take a walk around a Mercedes dealership, you will notice rusty discs. 

 

 

I am not worried about the rotor at all. It's the hub rusting that I've never seen.





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gazzerwgtn:

 

Don't take too much notice of many of the "expert opinions" previously posted. It is a fact that the better quality more efficient disc rotors rust, the cheaper metals don't. Take a walk around a Mercedes dealership, you will notice rusty discs. 

 

 

I am not worried about the rotor at all. It's the hub rusting that I've never seen.

 

 

 

 

My advice; Panic slowly





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  #2014290 11-May-2018 19:42
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I think you will find that it will get a layer of rust on and that will be all, If you are worried sand it off and paint it with VHT




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  #2014294 11-May-2018 19:58
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Batman:

 

gazzerwgtn:

 

Don't take too much notice of many of the "expert opinions" previously posted. It is a fact that the better quality more efficient disc rotors rust, the cheaper metals don't. Take a walk around a Mercedes dealership, you will notice rusty discs. 

 

 

I am not worried about the rotor at all. It's the hub rusting that I've never seen.

 

 

 

 

My advice; Panic slowly

 

 

I have not been panicking since the first reply on page 1.





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Batman:

 

Technofreak:

 

Batman:

 

gazzerwgtn:

 

Don't take too much notice of many of the "expert opinions" previously posted. It is a fact that the better quality more efficient disc rotors rust, the cheaper metals don't. Take a walk around a Mercedes dealership, you will notice rusty discs. 

 

 

I am not worried about the rotor at all. It's the hub rusting that I've never seen.

 

 

 

 

My advice; Panic slowly

 

 

I have not been panicking since the first reply on page 1.

 

 

I know you haven't panicked. cool I think you have been quite restrained. If you took some of the advice seriously you might be tempted too though.





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  #2014358 11-May-2018 20:37
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Apologies if this Ihas been posted already, but I'm pretty sure that when certain metals are in contact together ti can accelerate oxidation (rust). 

 

This vid suggests the same - although being something from the Internet (tRUST it as you like)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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