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Ultra rotors on Rockauto #3642319
02/21/15 07:25 PM
02/21/15 07:25 PM
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Richmond, VA
Barkleymut Offline OP
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I am looking at rotors on Rockauto for both my Flex and Vue. Ultra brand rotors are available for both vehicles for a really good closeout price. I have googled and cannot find any info on these slotted rotors. Anyone have any info on these?


09 Vue(95K) 2.4 4spd AT -PU 5w30 / 09 Flex(52K)3.5L PU / Moms car 04 Pilot(105K) 5w20 PP + Puro
Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #3642345
02/21/15 07:54 PM
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Barkleymut Offline OP
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http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=6270603&cc=1443545&jnid=386&jpid=0

there is a pretty good picture here ---> http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=6270603&cc=1443545&jnid=386&jpid=0

they just don't look like the rotors that I am used to, but I must admit that I do not keep up on rotor technology.


09 Vue(95K) 2.4 4spd AT -PU 5w30 / 09 Flex(52K)3.5L PU / Moms car 04 Pilot(105K) 5w20 PP + Puro
Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #3642373
02/21/15 08:11 PM
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Upstate NY
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You will find the shipping from RockAuto for rotors makes them pretty expensive. Maybe you can find some on Amazon with free shipping.

I buy a lot from RockAuto (including an engine) but I get rotors from Amazon.


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Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #3642403
02/21/15 08:41 PM
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Barkleymut Offline OP
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thanks Donald, IF these rotors are any good (they look identical to Napa Ultra Premiums pictured here http://forum.mazda6club.com/picture-videos/243996-napa-ultra-premium-rotors-pads.html )

they are still a bit cheaper than anything at Amazon with free shipping.


09 Vue(95K) 2.4 4spd AT -PU 5w30 / 09 Flex(52K)3.5L PU / Moms car 04 Pilot(105K) 5w20 PP + Puro
Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #3642438
02/21/15 08:59 PM
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Wow, those are cheap. I am not a fan of drilled or slotted rotors for a daily driver, but if you are installing them yourself you don't have much to lose.

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #3643313
02/22/15 01:49 PM
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Obligatory cheap Chinese rotor warning:

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #4534170
10/04/17 08:56 PM
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bought the front Ultra rotors from RockAuto for my fixer upper Ford F250 2WD,,,cost was 70.00 per with 9.99 shipping for each,,not too shabby,,,local O Reillys, Autozone ,Napa etc price was right at 125.00 plus tax!!! RockAuto does save you money big time!!!!

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #4534178
10/04/17 09:10 PM
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Upstate NY
Donald Offline
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Shipping can be the killer for heavy items like rotors at RockAuto. I look on Amazon to see if I can get rotors with free shipping.


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2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)
Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #4534410
10/05/17 08:56 AM
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To be honest I would just stick with OEM. More expensive but I refuse to put on low grade brake items.


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Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #4534575
10/05/17 12:46 PM
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$80 for a rotor???

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Donald] #4534592
10/05/17 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted By: Donald
Shipping can be the killer for heavy items like rotors at RockAuto. I look on Amazon to see if I can get rotors with free shipping.

Which is why I don't get rotors on RockAuto, with shipping I might as well buy local.

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #4534758
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They are probably fine as long as they have an anti-rust coating smile

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: duallydondon] #4534861
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Originally Posted By: duallydondon
bought the front Ultra rotors from RockAuto for my fixer upper Ford F250 2WD,,,cost was 70.00 per with 9.99 shipping for each,,not too shabby,,,local O Reillys, Autozone ,Napa etc price was right at 125.00 plus tax!!! RockAuto does save you money big time!!!!

Originally Posted By: Donald
Shipping can be the killer for heavy items like rotors at RockAuto. I look on Amazon to see if I can get rotors with free shipping.

Originally Posted By: nthach
Originally Posted By: Donald
Shipping can be the killer for heavy items like rotors at RockAuto. I look on Amazon to see if I can get rotors with free shipping.

Which is why I don't get rotors on RockAuto, with shipping I might as well buy local.

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Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: nthach] #4534930
10/05/17 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted By: nthach
Originally Posted By: Donald
Shipping can be the killer for heavy items like rotors at RockAuto. I look on Amazon to see if I can get rotors with free shipping.

Which is why I don't get rotors on RockAuto, with shipping I might as well buy local.


The local guys know this and jack up the prices anyway. I check between B&M, amazon, and rockauto... no clear winners to my zip code.

Re: Ultra rotors on Rockauto [Re: Barkleymut] #4535052
10/05/17 11:49 PM
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I have used those rotors before, as well as a friend of mine. No problems at all with either set of them. The only thing those do is they get a bit noisy when they wear down, by that time it is time to replace them. Another good point is the slots are cut down to the minimum thickness usually. So if you see that slots are almost gone then it is time for new ones (usually when they get noisy). If they are a good deal,then go for it, you won't be disappointed.


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