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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-05-2015, 09:14 AM Thread Starter
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Autopart International Rotors

Has anyone heard of or had any experience with Autopart International? Is this a company that sells Chinese crap?


Also, curious about these:

1. http://www.ebay.com/itm/34161DS-FRON...38593084&rt=nc

2. http://www.ebay.com/itm/321729516440...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT



Any information you know about this company or these parts is appreciated.

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Even NAPA is selling Chinese Rotors, that doesn't mean they are inferior, but I would be concerned.

I've never heard of Autopart International, and considering the low price, I'd be doubly concerned.

And slotted and dimpled rotors ain't going to get you anything but appearance, the normal flat surface rotors may even perform better, last longer and be more trouble free. Porsche race teams take the OEM drilled/slotted rotors off their Porsche and replace them with aftermarket solid/flat surface rotors. It really depends on the type of racing, down to the track, the vehicle and brakes if things like slots/dimples help prevent outgassing and cooling more than they hurt. For street driven and off road cars, if anything they'll reduce braking performance and reliability.


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