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    front or rear warped?

    Damn warped rotors, I love my car but I hate stopping! I replaced the fronts a couple years ago with Brembo blanks with PBR pads. I left the rears alone. The question is how can I figure out if the warp is in the front or rear?

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    2002 Camaro Z-28

    if its in the front, the steering wheel will shake. If its in the rear, you can feel the brake pedal bounce back against your foot. I hear if you convert your calipers to 'vette ones, you can stop this problem completely. From what I hear, this is the best solution next to putting aftermarket rotors and calipers on. The problem with that is...they crack rotors. Hope this helps.

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    1999 Z28 Convertible

    I got warped rotors two. I am th esecond owner and my Bauers are warped. I had them ground and they were great for 6 months. Now they are wraped again. I have stock clipers with metallic pads. I am thinking it is the pads? I might replace them with Brimbos. Ant houghts on getting and keeping them staright.

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