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Does anyone know if Akebono makes brake rotors? I am replacing my rear pads and rotors and I am going to use Akebono pads. I was going to use Zimmerman rotors but my indy tells me that Akebono has a compatible brake rotor as well. I belive the part number is AK 21676. I tried to Google them but cannot find them anywhere.

Anyone ever heard of them? Any comments would be appreciated.
 

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Akebono with Zimmerman rotors is an awesome combo.
 

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I contacted Akebono directly. They do not manufacture brake rotors. Instead, their rotors are branded and sold to their distributors under a licensing agreement the manufacturer, which is more than likely why they cannot be found anywhere online. I am still waiting to hear from Akebono again as to the specific part number's compatibility with my car. In the meantime, my indy has given me the choice to go with the Akebono rotors, or the Zimmermans, which are like $10 more per rotor.
 

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Since I never could find out who manufactures the Akebono rotor, I decided to go with the Zimmerman's. Just hand them installed with the Akebono pads last Friday. Very happy!!
 
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