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    Dodge Magnum Driver or Chrysler Mech's

    My brother has a 2006 Magnum.

    When he brakes the car shudders as though the rotors are warpped. I pulled the front and rear tires off and found plenty of pad, and the rotors had no grooving or wear marks you would find from aged brakes. The car is almost new 30 000 kms.

    I did note on the rear, the calipers were loose. Not in the direction of normal travel when the brake would be applied. The calipers can move just a bit in the direction of the rotor turning. I tried to tighten the retaing bolts and they are dead tight.

    Any suggestions ?? It almost seems as if the retaining bolts have a too small diameter, but I can't say for sure.

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    the rotors be it front or rear will be no good even though you cant see a problem,if u check the run out i,m sure they will be no good

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    its a shame but it sounds like the front rotors have been overheated.
    there is verry little choice to fix this problem as there are no companys making quality rotors these days the all come in from china and are made from recycled materials bought from north america.
    brembo or baer brakes make good aftermarket stuff cast in italy or australia.
    there is a good chance that a good dealer will change the rotors under warenty but if your aggresive at all they will overheat again and warp.
    best to save the hassle and just buy aftermarket sloted rotors
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    Quote Originally Posted by c.ritter View Post
    there are no companys making quality routers these days the all come in from china and are made from recycled materials bought from north america.
    While this is true, I fail to see what his internet switching device has to do with a shudder from his cars brakes.
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    front rotors....

    replace them..
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    Nice Pickup LugZ

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    bahhh hahhhh @ Lugs
    might be spam or porn on the routers.. lolol
    if its porn send it over to me for inspection
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    Dont know how to fix your rotor issues
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    I think there is no warranty on brakes after 20,000 km,so no dealer to help you out ,and other than high dollar slotted rotors ,you will be better off buying the cheapest rotors you can find ,because as stated above ,none of them are any good !

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    Is your brother's Magnum a V-6 or V-8?

    There are differences between the V-6 and V-8 car's brakes. So, if it's a V-6, you can upgrade to the V-8 car's components and it should help.

    If it's a V-8, then you can try to swap over to the SRT-8's brake components. However, I believe that swap is a very involved job.

    The point is, the LX platform of vehicles are heavy. If the car is driven hard, which is very difficult not to do to the V-8, it doesn't take a lot to burn up the brakes.

    Good luck.
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