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First of all I don't have my camera with me so I don't have any pics but when I get it back I will post them up but we all know what they look like. I wanted new rotors for a while now and to be honest there was nothing really wrong with my stock rotors but I try to save weight when and where I can. Also I have often read the wave rotors do improve side to side handling.

After reading all I could on the Ebay wave rotors I decided to go with Brake Disc Factory because their rotors were advertised as being 5.5 mm thick. My thinking was if these wore faster than Galfer, Braking rotors or even OEM they would at least last has long as OEM rotors because of the thickness. I know that depends on if the metal make up is the same as OEM. Anyway I ordered the black set and they were out of stock but the person told me the black ones would be ready in a week. I got a notice that they had shipped on the 18th of April and I recieved them on the 21st by Fedex. Not too bad considering they come from mainland China. The rotors were well packaged and they looked really good, not very much machine marks on them. The rotors weighed less than OEM by a noticable margin but I didn't weigh them. I used my cheap Frankford Arsenal calipers and measured all three rotors. The fronts measured 5.7 mm and the rear 5.1mm. Now these cheap calipers could be off but they have always come close enough for me when reloading.

Anyway I mounted them and started to bed the old pads. The old pads were almost new so I wasn't going to toss them if I could help it. The first thing I noticed was the initial bite. This seemed to be a little better with these rotors. The Carbone Lorraine pads are not known for strong initial bite but these rotors improved that. The side to side transition was definitly improved, I couldn't help but to smile. After doing about 10 55 MPH stops I got her up to 90 MPH, began to brake and didn't notice anything out of the ordinary. I did feel the ever so slight pulsating in the lever from about 15 MPH and down. As I got slower the pulsating progressed but when it became apparent I was already stopped. I wouldn't have noticed it at 15 MPH if I wasn't concentrating for it.

So far I am happy with the purchase and I will keep this thread updated every five hundred miles or so until I'm confident that these are at least as good as OEM. I mainly ride street but I have purchased two track days for August so I am curious how these wil do.
 

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Price, pictures, and a link.
 

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First of all I don't have my camera with me so I don't have any pics but when I get it back I will post them up but we all know what they look like. I wanted new rotors for a while now and to be honest there was nothing really wrong with my stock rotors but I try to save weight when and where I can. Also I have often read the wave rotors do improve side to side handling.

After reading all I could on the Ebay wave rotors I decided to go with Brake Disc Factory because their rotors were advertised as being 5.5 mm thick. My thinking was if these wore faster than Galfer, Braking rotors or even OEM they would at least last has long as OEM rotors because of the thickness. I know that depends on if the metal make up is the same as OEM. Anyway I ordered the black set and they were out of stock but the person told me the black ones would be ready in a week. I got a notice that they had shipped on the 18th of April and I recieved them on the 21st by Fedex. Not too bad considering they come from mainland China. The rotors were well packaged and they looked really good, not very much machine marks on them. The rotors weighed less than OEM by a noticable margin but I didn't weigh them. I used my cheap Frankford Arsenal calipers and measured all three rotors. The fronts measured 5.7 mm and the rear 5.1mm. Now these cheap calipers could be off but they have always come close enough for me when reloading.

Anyway I mounted them and started to bed the old pads. The old pads were almost new so I wasn't going to toss them if I could help it. The first thing I noticed was the initial bite. This seemed to be a little better with these rotors. The Carbone Lorraine pads are not known for strong initial bite but these rotors improved that. The side to side transition was definitly improved, I couldn't help but to smile. After doing about 10 55 MPH stops I got her up to 90 MPH, began to brake and didn't notice anything out of the ordinary. I did feel the ever so slight pulsating in the lever from about 15 MPH and down. As I got slower the pulsating progressed but when it became apparent I was already stopped. I wouldn't have noticed it at 15 MPH if I wasn't concentrating for it.

So far I am happy with the purchase and I will keep this thread updated every five hundred miles or so until I'm confident that these are at least as good as OEM. I mainly ride street but I have purchased two track days for August so I am curious how these wil do.
you ride a gsxr 1000 .. Sorry if i sound rude but uhh . how does a rotor review for a gsxr 1000 help us foks with a 10R .. Your bike and our bikes are not even close in the braking dept.
 

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you ride a gsxr 1000 .. Sorry if i sound rude but uhh . how does a rotor review for a gsxr 1000 help us foks with a 10R .. Your bike and our bikes are not even close in the braking dept.
Not taken you as rude but they sale rotors for most make of sportbikes...

I purchased front and rear rotors for 250.00 shipped
 

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you ride a gsxr 1000 .. Sorry if i sound rude but uhh . how does a rotor review for a gsxr 1000 help us foks with a 10R .. Your bike and our bikes are not even close in the braking dept.
Yeah, our brakes are even worse :badteeth:
 

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I have a pair on my 10 and can vouche for what he said. I do also feel the same pulsating under 15 mph but other than that they work great. Have been to the track with them and no complaints here. Definitely a good buy if you are looking for some inexpensive and an easy fix for the junk rotors that come with the bike.:mrgreen:
 

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Not to really pick a fight or anything but what it exactly wrong with the stock rotors? Can someone explain to me how the stockers are junk? Its funny to watch people dog stock components when there's really no basis for it.
 

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I wouldn't go so far as saying stockers are junk but I like them over stock because they are lighter and help with side to side transitions. Other than that and the added bling factor I would say they have no advantage over stock....
 

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has anyone else tried these ebay rotors? im very interested and I dont feel like spending 400-500 on name brand rotors.
 

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They look exactly like the Yana Shiki rotors which are knockoffs of Galfers. For the price, Id try them out. The Galfers are over $400 EACH per front disc and they get mixed reviews.
 

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I have done two track days on these rotors and about a thousand or miles on them with no problems whatsoever. I do notice a a speckle of surface rust here and there where the pads don't come in contact with the rotors. All and all I am happy with them....
 

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Not to really pick a fight or anything but what it exactly wrong with the stock rotors? Can someone explain to me how the stockers are junk? Its funny to watch people dog stock components when there's really no basis for it.
Mine warped out on me at 15k miles so I had to replace them. I may have had a bad pair but they should last longer than that I think
 

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ive always used stock parts and have never had a single problem (and im 6'3 225 without my leathers, so there is some extra weight for the bike). I brake especially hard at the track and in the canyons.

That said, if the OP is saying they are good and another member confirmed it, then i would have to agree that they are a good buy. I may look into this:thumbsup:
 

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Mine warped out on me at 15k miles so I had to replace them. I may have had a bad pair but they should last longer than that I think
how can you tell if they are warped? ive got a set of calipers from an '07 zx6r and they brake amazing specially with ss lines but I have noticed this loud noise while braking??!
 

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Any update on these rotors? Thinking about getting them but not sure if they'll go the distance. I still have the originals on my first gen at 112K miles.
 
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