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I was wondering where I can get an aftermarket rear brake rotor because OEM is way too much. I haven't asked my dealer for their price, but bikebandit was $189.00 for the stock one. Way rediculous. Cinders are a bitch. I think some got caught up in my rear pads, cuz grooves are worn in my rotor (there is still padding left but the grooves are there). But anything would be better than 189.00 though.
 

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i know its obvious...but have you tried looking on ebay?/just google searching it
 

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I found one on ebay for $40.00 plus shipping. But it says nothing about how worn the rotor is. It just says it came off a running 2008 ninja 250 nd to click the link below it to view the bike in full running condition with working blinkers nd lights. haha wtf do I care if the blinkers work or if the motor starts. My bike works great, but the rotor is shot! people are f*ckin stupid. this is why I dont trust ebay. My friend bought alot of stuff for his quad nd more often then not he got screwed where he had to fix the part cuz it was broken.
 

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There's grooves in the rotor which means it will only be a matter of time before the new pads would get eaten up.
 

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Have you thought about taking it to a machine shop and having it turned for like $30? If the grooves aren't too deep, you won't have any problem... If you have a factory manual, you can check and see what the minimum diameter of the rotor should be, and measure one of the grooves, and see if you're still in tolerance...
 

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Service limit is 4.5 mm.A little grooves wont do any harm.A new pads will bed in quite quick.

Grooves = more friction area.
 

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eric how u keep up with been a member in two different sites man? i guess u really get around knowing your bike like this huh?
 

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eric is extremely knowledgeable isnt he!
 

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This may sound dumb but why not just let it go ? dose the brake squeak ? is there any problem with the braking performance.

I know it may look bad but for 50 bucks I would live with it .

Don't machine the rotor . it may warp if it is to thin .
 

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darkhorse said:
This may sound dumb but why not just let it go ? dose the brake squeak ? is there any problem with the braking performance.

I know it may look bad but for 50 bucks I would live with it .

Don't machine the rotor . it may warp if it is to thin
My thought
 

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The pads are kinda low, but not low enough to groove the rotor. Like I said probly cinders, cuz the brake doesn't squeal or grind at all. Should I just pick up new pads? Cuz I'm not gonna let some dealership rape me with a $200+ rotor. I'd rather not use the rear brakes.
 

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If it is just a grove around the rotor . Just replace the pads. The pad will seat into the grove and not cause a problem . In the mean time keep your eyes open for a rear rotor on E Bay.
 

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Wow,a rotor 200+$.I called Thai Kawasaki and ask for price.It's only 855 Baht = 27 US$.So if I mail one to you and say pay another 27$ for mailing and you pay 100% tax FOB(on which I doubt).It will only cost you 108 US$.Wanna try?Let me know.Happy to do that.
 
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