I've had them installed for over a year now and for the last 2 weeks I've had brake issues. I took it into Dodge for the 60,000 service and had them check the brakes. I just got a call that the rotors are warped, GREATTT along with the water pump going out, a loose bolt in the rear end causing my ESP light to on and off and my broken sunglass holder which is a couple of pins ($5.00 part) but $175 to install. Almost $1100. for everything and they're not touching the brakes or the sunglass holder. The ESP and sunglass holder aren't covered under the warranty even though I have the "best" warranty. Has anybody else had rotor issues so long after they've been installed?
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6 mnths wit R1 rotors and not a lick of trouble. sunglassholdr you can do yourself and the brakes. I assume that you don't have 60,000 on the R1's? Call Steve at R1 Concepts and see what kind of warranty you have on the rotors.
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I've had R1Concepts 'premium' rotors on my Daytona for over a year, and no warping. Just remember that many Service Center mechanics will use the 'warped rotor' excuse so they can replace rotors. Many times the problem IS NOT the rotors, just brake pads, or unbalanced or mis-aligned wheels/tires.
I would get a second opinion about those rotors before wasting money on another brand.
I just recently discovered how badly my caliper brackets were machined from factory, such that the pad ears tend to drag no matter how much lubricant you put on them. I'm thinking this may be a contributing factor to why some Charger owners have so many brake issues and others are fine.
In my case, I had to dremel down the pad ears very carefully to the point where they were snug and secure but move smoothly on the clips. For the first time in 3 years I don't have to fight with crazy pad dust every 2 weeks, although it's likely also going to cost me new rotors in the end.
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