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OK, forget my last question. I called a bunch of AAP and AZ's in my area, and none of them resurface rotors. The one shop I called in town said they charged $60 bucks to resurface the rotors, and they are one of the shops known as being reasonable price-wise.
New rotors at AAP are only $40 bucks, so I think that may be a better deal. Assuming, of course, that it is the rotors that are causing the shaking..
The main reason I was thinking of replacing them is that when I brake over about 30 MPH the steering wheel shakes quite a bit.
Will autoparts stores, like AAP, resurface rotors? I take it from your comments that that would be cheaper than buying new rotors?
You have warped rotors, or there were rust spots where the pads set while it was parked for an extended period (lot rot).
Many places machine them here, it is cheap if you carry them in.
The Zone and a few others do it here.... but......Parts store flunkies, I might not let do it.
Almost any automotive machine shop should be able to do it.
Call and ask first. Gas ain't cheap.
Rust buildup can make them effectively warped too. Grind all of the rust out from the mounting surfaces on the back of the rotor hat AND the hub before machining and before remounting.
Bolting a nice, flat, freshly resurfaced rotor onto a lumpy surface is not going to give you smooth braking action.
I have seen aftermarket rotors warped right out of the box. It happens.
AM may be even lighter duty than the originals.
Weigh the AM units and compare to originals. Mass is your friend.