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      09-17-2019, 05:59 AM   #1
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How long do Rotors last you?

I am curious to see how long a set lasts everyone. Just list if they are OE or aftermarket.
I did EBC slotted about two years ago and only put about 8K on them and pretty sure they are warped. Now, I did run the 1/4 mile a few dozen times this year so I was stopping pretty fast but I would think I should get another year or two out of them.
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      09-17-2019, 11:32 AM   #2
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Currently at 136k miles on stock rotors and pads.
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Currently at 136k miles on stock rotors and pads.
That's a lot. You obviously drive almost HWY miles exclusively.

I'd say pads will last about 70,000 miles on average with a combination of city/ hwy driving leaning on hwy driving being the higher % of the two.

As far as the rotors are concerned, I'd say maybe 130,000 miles perhaps.

Idk. I don't like using rotors more than once cycle personally.
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My front rotors lasted 62k miles, rear ones are still going at 71k miles. I have 2011 E90 328i.
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That's a lot. You obviously drive almost HWY miles exclusively.

I'd say pads will last about 70,000 miles on average with a combination of city/ hwy driving leaning on hey driving bring the higher % of the two.

As as rotors are concerned, I'd say maybe 130,000 miles perhaps.

Idk. I don't like using rotors more than once cycle personally.
70/30 highway/city. But I do a lot of 100+ to 50mph stops, at least once a day. I have no idea why they are still going strong. The rotors looks like they need replacing, but plenty of life on the pads still.
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Just developed a front end vibration at 87k miles. Front Pads look to be 70-80% worn. Just won some F series Brembos on eBay and will order new 340mm rotors and pads this week.
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I bought a pristine 335i with 74000 miles. The rotors were pretty worn but still had decent braking and no pedal pulsation.
This car was one owner and driven carefully. You can tell.
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