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Old 05-27-2011, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
Serious question:

Is there 'really' a difference between E39 rotors of various brands?

Personally, I'm leaning toward "a rotor is a rotor".

Probably correct...unless the rotors are manufactured with inferior raw materials or quality control isn't real a priority. The only difference I could discern was coated rotors don't corrode as quickly as non-coated. Other than that, as long the steel is of the highest quality obtainable and the rotors balance well, a rotor is probably a rotor.

A rotor by any other name will still stop your car.

a little poetic flourish there
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