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I have been looking to upgrade the brake rotors on my 2007 S60R. I want to get the cross-drilled and slotted rotors and I have found two options. The first are sold by ipd and cost $295 front and $295 rear, and the second are sold by eurosport and cost $749 front and $749 rear. I have heard that bad quality cross-drilled rotors are prone to warping and that it's better to buy the more expensive ones, but is it really worth it to pay $1500 for the eurosports when the ipds are less than $600 and look almost exactly the same?

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ipd
http://www.ipdusa.com/products/5242/114800-powerslot-front-rotors-r-models

http://www.ipdusa.com/products/5243/114801-powerslot-rear-rotors-r-models

eurosport:
http://www.eurosporttuning.ca/mm5/m...duct_Code=VLB-860-102&Category_Code=VL-S60-br

http://www.eurosporttuning.ca/mm5/m...duct_Code=VLB-860-103&Category_Code=VL-S60-br
 

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Check out Adams rotors, brakeperformance.com (or something like that), viva performance, etc there are plenty of options out there. Adams rotors can drill slot or dimple and even make custom rotors for you. First step use google to search S60R replacement rotors and have your pick. The est rotors are so expensive because they are 2 piece rotors.
 

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Try adamsrotors.com

I got over-dimpled. $500 shipped.

Mmmm Over Dimpled! :thumbup:

That's what I'm gonna get in the event that I can't afford 2-piece rotors some day!
 

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that price is for front only. Really good price.
You're actually wrong, as was I. They have gone up in price substantially since I last ordered rotors they are now $200 per axel. However, the last time I went in they upgraded blanks and they have been making substantial differences in their business as well. I know this because they are local to me. Great product, cheaper prices.
 

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I have been looking to upgrade the brake rotors on my 2007 S60R. I want to get the cross-drilled and slotted rotors and I have found two options. The first are sold by ipd and cost $295 front and $295 rear, and the second are sold by eurosport and cost $749 front and $749 rear. I have heard that bad quality cross-drilled rotors are prone to warping and that it's better to buy the more expensive ones, but is it really worth it to pay $1500 for the eurosports when the ipds are less than $600 and look almost exactly the same?

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ipd
http://www.ipdusa.com/products/5242/114800-powerslot-front-rotors-r-models

http://www.ipdusa.com/products/5243/114801-powerslot-rear-rotors-r-models

eurosport:
http://www.eurosporttuning.ca/mm5/m...duct_Code=VLB-860-102&Category_Code=VL-S60-br

http://www.eurosporttuning.ca/mm5/m...duct_Code=VLB-860-103&Category_Code=VL-S60-br
I don't have any experience with S60 R brakes. But I can tell you from my previous hot rod experiences it's all about how hard you're going to drive your car. A fairly good rotor will work perfectly even with a little bit of spirited driving. But that same rotor will warp after one single hard run through a 10 mile run of curvy back roads. I've warped at least a half dozen "good" quality rotors that way.

This is my first R and I haven't owned it a month. I just purchased IPD's Centric PowerSlot rotors. I'm planning to track the car later this year. We'll see how well they hold up to some occasional harder track driving.
 

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I dunno, slotted look better and i sure hope for the money you paid they dont crack. How long is the warranty on them?


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They're dimpled, not drilled. Very unlikely that they will crack. 1 year warranty.
 

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Adam's Rotors Slotted Only w/ Matte Black Hub

 

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I don't have any experience with S60 R brakes. But I can tell you from my previous hot rod experiences it's all about how hard you're going to drive your car. A fairly good rotor will work perfectly even with a little bit of spirited driving. But that same rotor will warp after one single hard run through a 10 mile run of curvy back roads. I've warped at least a half dozen "good" quality rotors that way.

This is my first R and I haven't owned it a month. I just purchased IPD's Centric PowerSlot rotors. I'm planning to track the car later this year. We'll see how well they hold up to some occasional harder track driving.
Ouch dude...if you get the powerslots on Amazon.com, they are like $80 cheaper for the front set and $80 cheaper for the rear set... IPD rapes you haaaaard
 

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Dude, they are dimpled.

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So this brings up a question from me because I've never owned a car w/ dimpled, cross-drilled, or slotted rotors, & I'm about to order fronts & backs for my caR. I am very interested in the Brake Performance products. Plus, they're an American manufacturer, not just a reseller. I like supporting American made where I can.

Which is better? Are cross-drilled really THAT prone to cracking? I know when they first came out they were, but then they started chamfering the holes that seemed to be the fix. I will probably never track this car. BUT, I love the look of these performance rotors & want the better stopping performance.
 

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I have been looking to upgrade the brake rotors on my 2007 S60R. I want to get the cross-drilled and slotted rotors and I have found two options. The first are sold by ipd and cost $295 front and $295 rear, and the second are sold by eurosport and cost $749 front and $749 rear. I have heard that bad quality cross-drilled rotors are prone to warping and that it's better to buy the more expensive ones, but is it really worth it to pay $1500 for the eurosports when the ipds are less than $600 and look almost exactly the same?

Links:

ipd
http://www.ipdusa.com/products/5242/114800-powerslot-front-rotors-r-models

http://www.ipdusa.com/products/5243/114801-powerslot-rear-rotors-r-models

eurosport:
http://www.eurosporttuning.ca/mm5/m...duct_Code=VLB-860-102&Category_Code=VL-S60-br

http://www.eurosporttuning.ca/mm5/m...duct_Code=VLB-860-103&Category_Code=VL-S60-br
The EST rotors that are almost $1000 more are two piece rotors. They'll be significantly lighter than standard one piece rotors, actually allowing you to utilize more of your available engine power due to less parasitic loss in the drivetrain. Pair that with some lightweight wheels and you could see a significant rise in hp on a dyno.

That said, two piece rotors are expensive, though less so to replace in the future as you dont scrap the whole thing each time. If you're needing new brakes soon and have the cash, two piece are a very nice upgrade.

I went with drt rotors. All four rotors and pads were $480 shipped, and they were slotted. Fast shipping too! They also come standard with black rotor hats.
 

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I have the PowerSlot rotors and they cost about $150 each.
Tracked with them couple times and no rotor wrap.

I would rather go with a well know rotor brand.
 

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Just ordered mine through Tire rack, $88 for each corner, Pads were $80 each front and rear. $540 and everything was in stock. Had it in 3 days.

 
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