Reconditioning brake rotors

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Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by MplsMoto » Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:42 pm

I'm looking for a recondition and drilling service for my brake rotors - any recommendations?

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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by baddean » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:33 am

You didn't mention where you are located geographically or what bike this is for
but this business advertises on the AHRMA (vintage MC racing) web site and in their rule book.

Tool Salvage & Motorcycle Works, 15709 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44112; 216.451.5500.

I have not used them but know that they have done this for a long time.
You could also search for a machine shop that specializes in brake work for vintage car racing.
They may also work on MC rotors as well.
Hope this helps,
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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by baddean » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:38 am

Here is a link to the AHRMA Marketplace ads from Jan 2017 issue.
Bottom left,
It appears that this business has no web site.
Dean

http://www.ahrma.org/web-ads/market-place-ads/
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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by MplsMoto » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:23 pm

Thanks!

I may send them off (I'm in upper Midwest).

I had the rotors hydro-blasted and they look great. The advice I was given from a local Vintage Duc shop is to not bother turning them, I may have them do the drilling, and then paint myself.

Any advice on paint? I usually use an enamel for something like this.

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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by BevHevSteve » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:27 pm

hi temp BBQ or header paint is best.

please countersink any holes you drill.
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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by baddean » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:30 pm

Second what Steve said.
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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by geodoc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:36 pm

Countersink or just de-bur?
BevHevSteve wrote:
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:27 pm
hi temp BBQ or header paint is best.

please countersink any holes you drill.

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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by BevHevSteve » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:20 pm

Whatever you want to call it as long as you get rid of the sharp edges.
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Re: Reconditioning brake rotors

Post by geodoc » Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:42 pm

Gaccha. I think of countersunk as using an angle cutter to prep a hole for a countersunk screw. De-bur as just removing the sharp edges.

If you want to get great de-burring tools that do 2 sides of the material at once or de-bur a blind hole, these are the ones:

http://cogsdill.com/toolprogram/deburring-tools/
BevHevSteve wrote:
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:20 pm
Whatever you want to call it as long as you get rid of the sharp edges.

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