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Disc Brake Rust

When I put brake pads on the front this past weekend I noticed some surface rust on the rotors. The Zuke was sitting in the yard for a while. When I apply the brakes I get little thump thump when it hits the rust spot.I know as I drive this it will go away but was wondering if I could help it along with some emery cloth or scotchbrite. I really don't want to take off the rotors and have the surface buffed. Thanks. Jim

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Re: Disc Brake Rust

Jim,
I believe you can do this as long as you clean them with Brakeclean afterwards. I used those surface restorers that you use in a hand drill and it worked great....
I have another set of rotors if you need them....

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Re: Disc Brake Rust

Thanks for the offer Crow. I drive the Zuke so little I just figure it is going to take a while to clear up. I'v never seen the surface restorer that you talked about. Sounds like a great idea. Thanks again and I'll let you know about the rotors. Jim

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Re: Disc Brake Rust

Emery cloth, sandpaper - both will work. You just want to remove the surface rust from the rotor, right?

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Re: Disc Brake Rust

Hey Jim, just hook a 7/8 link[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/laugh.gif[/img] log chain on front diff n catch the first kenworth comin by, get[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/tongue.gif[/img] up to speed, hook on n ride brakes.[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img] problamo solved baby!!!!!
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Re: Disc Brake Rust

BB, For some reason,I don't know why, that just doesn't sound like a good idea. Kinda rates right up there with the guy trying to find a noise under his truck so he tied himself under the frame and had his buddy get up on the highway. Jim

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