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Steering wheel shakes on downhill braking. Per prior recommendations for fix, cleaned slider pins, installed new OEM pads (one person had said aftermarket might have problems down the road). Still shakes. I can get front rotors turned for $90. Or purchase new Duralast Gold from Auto Zone for $140 and $50 for swapping out. Cost isn't a major consideration right now because I purchased a bunch of Tesla stock cheap. Thoughts?
 

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If replace. I've been using the ones from 1Aauto, on all 4 wheels, also replaced the rear bearings with their brand. I have had them on for over 10k, and no issues yet, still lots of life.

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Centric premium are fantastic quality and good price.


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If you warped the stock rotors, making them thinner wont help prevent it from happening again, only make it more likely. Replace.
 

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replace the rotors especially when you consider the cost of having them turned... i like polymer coated ones.
 

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Autozone has a lot of nerve selling these for $140. Buy them from Rockauto dot com and you'll have a lot of change left over.
 

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Don’t forget to use the RockAuto 5% discount. It’s not a lot but it can take a bite off the shipping charges
 

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I liked bmach's explanation. I put in new rotors and pads and downhill shake is gone. Side note: I had asked in a sidebar if there was anyway to post pics using my phone. Someone sent me an app and now I can't find it.
 

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If you turn them up you have less surface area and they can warp easier. I always replace rotors and pads. Cost more but last longer.
 
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