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Front Rotors?

My left front rotor is slightly asymmetrical - just enough to be visible and may be causing a little vibration. Does anybody have a good left one that won't cost me a left one. I'd be willing to buy a pair too. Also, does anyone know of any other rotors that are interchangeable?
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Thanks.

They have rotation direction arrows. Do you know if that matters?

I'm also thinking about having mine machined. It's not warped, it just has a little vertical runout. It came that way.
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They have rotation direction arrows. Do you know if that matters?

I'm also thinking about having mine machined. It's not warped, it just has a little vertical runout. It came that way.
I had the dreaded front brake squeal a while back. I intentionally ran my rotors backwards for a few thousand miles. Got rid of the squeal and didn't seem to sacrifice stopping at all.

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get a new set off ebay. cheaper the better. They all come from china anyway

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Been hasslin Leatherwings for a write-up on his Chinese rotors. He says they're good. Lol

There are also Yana Shiki Japanese rotors on EBay for less than EBC, maybe less than OEM. It's listed at $190ea with a best offer option but they use to list them for $150 buy it now.

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I had the dreaded front brake squeal a while back. I intentionally ran my rotors backwards for a few thousand miles. Got rid of the squeal and didn't seem to sacrifice stopping at all.
That really worked??

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That really worked??
It seemed to work. Swapped them back and no squeal. I was so fed up I was willing to try anything.

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