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      12-19-2012, 02:32 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by spdy330 View Post
People say to not resurface drilled rotors. I think it may be mostly as it could damage the cutting tool on the brake machine. I had my drilled rotors resurfaced on my Tundra years back in El Monte with no issues. I would imagine if the thickness is still good it should not be an issue as long as you can find someone to do it.

Like other have stated this might not be needed for your particular situation I am just letting you know that I have had drilled rotors turned.

Personally I think BMW says to not turn then as they want your $$$.

Post some pictures so others can chime in.

Here are the pictures. The other side is smooth, the outer side I can feel grooves and a lot of very hard baked on pad material. Can I use some sand paper to try to smooth it all out?
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