Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Forum - View Single Post - New brake rotors
View Single Post
post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-12-2019, 02:55 PM Thread Starter
Duramaximos
Duramax Lifetime Supporter
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 736
Hello all,
Im in the market for a set of new rotors for my 2012 4wd DRW CC.

Starting in the summer of 2017 I noticed a minor shake in the steering wheel on steep descents. Initially only noticeable at the bottom of long hills while hauling a 4000# truck camper. Fast forward to the summer of 2018 and the problem is much worse. If on a long downhill grade, I need to keep the tranny in 3rd gear, and keep my speeds below 45mph or the rotor warp becomes so bad that I can barely keep the steering wheel from jumping out of my hands.

No local shops are turning rotors anymore, so Im inclined to buy a new front set.

Typically I will haul a 4000# truck camper, and occasionally I will add a 4000# boat, which only has surge brakes. Needless to say, I demand a lot from my truck's brakes.

Drilled and slotted aftermarket rotors have caught my attention. $150 a pair from Amazon almost seems too cheap - I don't want to waste my time on junk.

SSBC Cross Bite look good at about $350 a pair.
https://ssbrakes.com/i-20481027-roto...23930aa3l.html


Are there any other options I should be considering here?

Truck has 25000 miles and is otherwise in excellent condition.

Thanks!

2012 3500 DRW
Duramaximos is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome