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Old 09-29-2018, 12:29 AM   #673
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Am I confused, or are the prices wack on these products?

I bought the Stage II kit for $979 a long time ago, so I was checking out the two-piece rotors which I can get as a pair for $790. Together that would be $1769 for a front BBK with a spare pair of rotors...

The Stage IV kit is $1895, which comes with the two-piece rotors... so yea, it is more expensive than purchasing the products separately, and comes with less stuff, specifically less a pair of one-piece rotors.

Again, am I missing something? Does this make no sense at all?
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Ever notice how the stage 1 kit is actually more expensive than the stage 2 Kit? And the stage 2 Kit has the better calipers. Doesn't make any sense but that's why I bought the stage 2 Kit
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Ever notice how the stage 1 kit is actually more expensive than the stage 2 Kit? And the stage 2 Kit has the better calipers. Doesn't make any sense but that's why I bought the stage 2 Kit
Maybe making it ďthinnerĒ to clear a wheel is more costly. I dunno.

I emailed them and their response didnít really make any sense, but oh well, good I didnít buy the stage 3 or 4 kits.
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Old 09-30-2018, 03:20 PM   #676
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Maybe making it ďthinnerĒ to clear a wheel is more costly. I dunno.

I emailed them and their response didnít really make any sense, but oh well, good I didnít buy the stage 3 or 4 kits.
What was their response?

I always thought that was weird about the stage III/IV Kitís vs I/II + extra rotors price. Not that Iím complaining as I went for the cheaper and when I change rotors Iíll upgrade to the 2 piece ones at same total price.
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What was their response?

I always thought that was weird about the stage III/IV Kit’s vs I/II + extra rotors price. Not that I’m complaining as I went for the cheaper and when I change rotors I’ll upgrade to the 2 piece ones at same total price.
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We updated the price of the replacement rotors. However, it is possible that if you looked at this rotors in the past, the old price was cached on your browser. If you would have selected this product into your shopping cart, it would have pulled the updated price. I ran an update on the system to force to refresh the information. Please check now.

However, you are still correct. The price of stage 2 kit plus upgraded rotors is still lower than the price of stage 4. The reason for this is that we make very little margin on the rotors to encourage customers to upgrade.

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That second paragraph essentially says that they are making the price of entry so cheap, so that people start buying the two-piece rotors, probably because the replacement outer shells of the two-piece rotors are more expensive than the one piece replacements. It still seems odd to make them so cheap that buying more costs less. Oh well.

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The other thing that is a bummer is that the rear performance setup is not upgradable to two-piece rotors. I didn't want the BBK rears because of too much rear bias. At least, that is what others said.
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Old 09-30-2018, 05:02 PM   #678
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The shop I've been working with up here in Canada was going to put an RR racing upgrade on my car, but they were being jerked around on price.


They negotiated a wholesale deal but when they went to order, RR racing reneged on the discounts promised. Then, when they tried to have rotors omitted from kits to lower the significant shipping costs to another country, RR racing would only credit back $60 PER ROTOR.

Based on this, they seem slimey to me.
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Iím currently running stage 1 with solid slotted rotors and BP20 pads, stock rear callipers and hawk hp+ pads.
Thinking about upgrading to rear sport performance package, curious to what PAD COMBOS people are running?
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Im considering selling my stg II fronts and sport rears if anyone is interested. Ive got a couple sets of pads and rotors. I'm tired of the low speed squeal.


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What have you guys done to prevent rust on the front rotors? The inner areas that the pads don't touch have a ton of rust after a few months.

Looking at VHT Caliper Paint, but I'm open to other recommendations.
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What have you guys done to prevent rust on the front rotors? The inner areas that the pads don't touch have a ton of rust after a few months.

Looking at VHT Caliper Paint, but I'm open to other recommendations.
It's rust! All brake rotors rust. They will Rust immediately after washing your car if you don't drive it within 2 days
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