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      11-27-2012, 11:17 AM   #1
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Can you drill into slotted BBK?

I am getting slotted BBK for a great deal!
I am just wondering if reputable shops are able to cross drill holes to make them "drilled?"

If not.. no big deal - I am really just seeing my options. I'm sure it isn't a cheap alternative either.

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EDIT: If you can also help answer this question.. Can you match up pre-existing sensors for the brake pad and brake fluid sensors for our brakes to the BBK? Or, will I be running around with warning lights all day.
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Can you drill it? YES..
Should you drill it? NO!
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My god no man, No! If a shop tells you they can do it run away! Far away. You must never go there simba
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Enough said. I heard about cracking and such.
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Nothing wring with brand new cross drilled but don't ever do that to a non drilled rotor
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Only if your car is fitted with caliper covers.
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Only if your car is fitted with caliper covers.
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Never drill rotors. Buy them with slots or cross drilled.
If they come from Brembo Zimmerman, they have drilled and stress relieved along with chamfered the holes.

If you have them drilled later, what happens if the hit one of the vanes?
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