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Has anyone had any experience with the Evolve slotted rotors? <p>Ive been keeping my ear to the ground over here for some good info on brakes.<br> I saw that the Hawk pads seemed to be the street pad of choice, but what about rotors? <br>Looking for something ideal for street use with the occasional track day. <p>I was looking at the EBC rotors, but people dont seem to be a fan of their products...BREMBO doesnt make any aftermarket rotors for the S40/V50 either <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (C4L3)

I think S40Boy or S40Racer or someone with a screen name like that recently installed some of these...I'm sure they will chime in if they see this thread. That said, I think they look cool and probably function just fine.
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (C4L3)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>C4L3</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Has anyone had any experience with the Evolve slotted rotors? <p>Ive been keeping my ear to the ground over here for some good info on brakes.<br> I saw that the Hawk pads seemed to be the street pad of choice, but what about rotors? <br>Looking for something ideal for street use with the occasional track day. <p>I was looking at the EBC rotors, but people dont seem to be a fan of their products...BREMBO doesnt make any aftermarket rotors for the S40/V50 either <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Slotted are going to be noisy FYI.
 

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I have the EBC dimple-drilled and slotted rotors, and my friend has slotted only rotors (brembo on an EVO). His do not make the noises that mine do - I'd go with slotted next time.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mattdoc</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I have the EBC dimple-drilled and slotted rotors, and my friend has slotted only rotors (brembo on an EVO). His do not make the noises that mine do - I'd go with slotted next time. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>The EBC slotted I had were noisy as hell compared to stock as well as my x-drilled.
 

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My EBCs wich are slotted and drilled makes a bit more noise but nothing I can't live with. <p>If it bothers you just turn up the volume. May I recommend: <A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw5s3CB_1pE" TARGET="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw5s3CB_1pE</A>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TheDane</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">My EBCs wich are slotted and drilled makes a bit more noise but nothing I can't live with. <p>If it bothers you just turn up the volume. May I recommend: <A HREF="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw5s3CB_1pE" TARGET="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw5s3CB_1pE</A></TD></TR></TABLE><p>EPIC! Nicely played!
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (C4L3)

FWIW, I have been looking into rotors from R1 concepts <A HREF="http://www.r1concepts.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.r1concepts.com</A> <p>They are relatively cheap, but I've read many reviews from other enthusiasts forums and people have nothing but good things to say about them. I will be working on my brakes in the next few months, so I might give those a try.
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (40 Rouge)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>40 Rouge</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">FWIW, I have been looking into rotors from R1 concepts <A HREF="http://www.r1concepts.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.r1concepts.com</A> <p>They are relatively cheap, but I've read many reviews from other enthusiasts forums and people have nothing but good things to say about them. I will be working on my brakes in the next few months, so I might give those a try.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>i could only find the 320mm. do they have any rotors for 305mm.
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (kpsingh0)

Ive never had any complaints using cross drilled or slotted rotors however as far as longevity i recommend slotted only. The thought of having cheese graters for rotors doesnt seem appealing lol.<p>I find it annoying that i keep finding products i like for the 2.4i rotors compared to the larger T5 rotors <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (ForceFed Motorsports)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ForceFed Motorsports</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Ive never had any complaints using cross drilled or slotted rotors however as far as longevity i recommend slotted only. The thought of having cheese graters for rotors doesnt seem appealing lol.<p>I find it annoying that i keep finding products i like for the 2.4i rotors compared to the larger T5 rotors <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>As long as the x-drilled are chamfered they tend to give better longevity on the pads (on daily as well as auto-x cars) I tended to eat through rotors on slotted only ATEs and EBCs. I tend to run kevlar ceramic pads (mintex for race) and EBC green kevlars for daily driving. The stock rotors tend to be great for wear as far as i have seen, 46K on them and replaced due to being warped.<br>Todd
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (40 Rouge)

Hey thanks for the link! Those rotors looks pretty decent, cheap to boot. Reviews are generally good, kinda 50/50, but I guess for that cost you cant ask for terribly much. <p>Thanks for the suggestions and info so far everyone, I would still like to hear from one of the folks that have the Evolve rotors though <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (C4L3)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>C4L3</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Hey thanks for the link! Those rotors looks pretty decent, cheap to boot. Reviews are generally good, kinda 50/50, but I guess for that cost you cant ask for terribly much. <p>Thanks for the suggestions and info so far everyone, I would still like to hear from one of the folks that have the Evolve rotors though <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I think that the pads will make more of a difference in every day driving, well that and fresh brake fluid. Rotors wont really give you any more bite, thats the job of the pads.
 

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Re: Evolve Slotted Rotors? (Bigblk4)

Thank you, Big <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Looks like I will skip to rotors and retain the OEM's and toss some nice Hawk pads on it <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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