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I replaced the pads but not rotors, are my pads warped and no good?

So long story-ish. I had been dealing with a wobble when it came to high speed braking, due to me not knowing much about cars I replaced the back brakes and rotors thinking that was the problem, since ...
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Are Drilled/slotted rotors better for the mountains?

I have an 2007 rav4, living in Colorado where in 20 miles I drop 1,000 feet In elevation every day to go to work. My front rotors are slightly warped, only noticeable during medium braking pressure. ...
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Paint inside of brake rotors?

I was chatting with someone about how my SUV seems to warp rotors all the time. He said, that, for years he would buy high heat paint, and paint inside the rotors. I'm concerned thinking that part is ...
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Checking engine head for flatness: what clearance generally, in mm?

This engine's (Skoda Estelle/120, 70s, RWD, rear mounted engine) head is cast iron, the block is aluminium and I'm checking it's flatness. What would be the correct flatness clearance range? I have ...