- Cross drilled holes keep brake rotors up to 180°F cooler
- Slots sweep a clear contact patch between the pad and the rotor
- Increased braking performance under extreme heat and in the rain
- Internally vented
- Reduces fade
- Looks great behind custom (or factory) wheels
- G3000 grade cast iron
- Silver zinc finish
- 3-year/36,000 mile manufacturer limited warranty on the rotors and pads purchased and installed together
- 2-year/24,000 mile manufacturer limited warranty on the rotors and pads being sold separately
Power Stop combines the best of two technologies by cross-drilling and slotting. Don’t try to reuse your old discs, even if they still have enough meat on them after refinishing them to meet minimum thickness specifications. A thinner disc is a disc that has less mass. And it takes lots of mass to dissipate heat in a hurry, so get a pair of Power Stop vented, drilled, slotted discs at the same time. Mass soaks up heat quickly during a panic stop, but it takes surface area and moving air to keep the rotors cool on a long downhill or in heavy stop-and-go traffic. Cross-drilling a disc adds surface area for improved cooling, but it also makes a dramatic improvement in braking performance in the rain. Cross drilling keeps water from wedging between the pad and disc surface, making the pad hydroplane, which severely affects braking ability.
Slotting does help some in the rain, although it has other advantages. During a high-speed stop, especially with a trailer or heavy load, the organic binders in the pad material will literally boil. This is normal; the problem is that the outgassing binder turns the pad into a hot little air-hockey puck that barely touches the disc surface. It rides on a pocket of outgassing binder, keeping the pad from contacting a normal, unslotted disc. Slots sweep the gases away, letting you glide to a normal stop in time instead of running that red light at the bottom of the hill with both feet standing on the brake pedal.
Power Stop rotors use only the finest blanks and feature G3000 grade cast iron from the best foundries. Most foundries lower carbon content to increase tensile strength and hardness. Power Stop rotors have a carbon content that is 3% more than competitive brands, while maintaining a 210 Brinell hardness and 250 MPa tensile strength. The cast iron’s microstructure is an ideal homogenous matrix of perlitic and graphite flakes. All drilled and slotted rotors (except for hub rotor assemblies) are silver zinc plated to resist rust. Some competitors use cadmium plating that is highly toxic, and a significant cancer risk. Cadmium is banned in Europe and with all major vehicle manufacturers.29.69 420.29
Founded in 1997 in Southern California, PowerStop began with the goal of bringing the benefits of superior brake components at a reasonable cost to amateur racing and backyard performance enthusiasts everywhere. Company management and engineers believed then, as they do today, that better brakes make driving more enjoyable and safer for any vehicle, terrain, and driving style – not just racing. They developed a philosophy that while brake components cannot be superior without the most advanced materials, they also cannot perform in a superior fashion without matching the exact tolerances of each and every individual vehicle they are created for. Relentless development and testing led to brake pads, rotors, drum shoes, and other related components that delivered uncompromising fit and operation, and Power Stop’s customer base grew exponentially from positive word of mouth. The company still has its original passion for creating the best products at the best possible prices, so when it comes to replacement brake components for your vehicle, Power Stop is the only name you need to know.Product Reviews (19)
Every Customer can leave a review about our service and the product that was purchased. In order to leave your review for your new product, please follow the link in the email you receive after completing your purchase. You can rate appearance, ease of installation, price/value and product quality.PowerStop® - Drilled and Slotted RotorsAverage Rating: 4.9 of 5APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITYShow Next 10 Shop Now(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY1999 Ford F-250
| Posted by James | (Temple, TX)
Ordered the rotors on Mon. AM, they arrived Wed. AM in excellent condition. Installed them the following day, they were a perfect fit! The entire procedure, from ordering thru installation could not have went any smoother.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.8)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2003 Cadillac CTS
| Posted by John H | (Upper Marlboro, MD)
These are excellent rotors in the wet and dry. Since installing these rotors I stop my car so smoothly it feels like I'm gliding. No pull to any side just effortless stopping power. Highly recommended.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2005 Acura RL
| Posted by Anthony | (Decatur, GA)
The rotors look great, they were packed in a small box and shipped in a larger box with a lot of packing material that kept them from moving around during shipment. The mechanic who install the rotors wanted to know, where I got them from and of course I told him, and he plan to start ordering from CARiD as well.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.8)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2008 Toyota Corolla
| Posted by Cristy | (Fontana, CA)
Awesome product. You can actually feel the difference in comparison to regular rotors.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2007 Subaru WRX
| Posted by Tyler | (Galax, VA)
I installed them myself. Took me about 2 and a half hours to do all four (front and rear). Night and day improvement over stock rotors. Overall, I am very pleased!Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(4.5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2006 BMW 7-Series
| Posted by Adrone | (Atlanta, GA)
Great rotors. They actually work. Very low break dust. Great product.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2007 GMC Sierra
| Posted by Neil | (Killarney, MB)
These rotors are the best available for heavy loads and towing. They were very easy for a novice to install with the step-by-step instructions.1 people found this review helpful.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2005 Subaru WRX
| Posted by Robert | (Nairobi, AA)
Excellent rotors. Fit perfectly on my WRX. Besides the look, stopping distance has reduced greatly! Robert, Nairobi, Kenya1 people found this review helpful.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2001 Nissan Maxima
| Posted by Daniel | (Silverspring, MD)
These back rotors look great on my car, and I like the way they are designed.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:(5)APPEARANCEEASE OF INSTALLATIONPRICE/VALUEQUALITY2001 Nissan Maxima
| Posted by Daniel | (Silverspring, MD)
My rotors were great. They look pretty good on my car, and the quality was good.Was this review helpful for you? YesNoShare this review:
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