Originally Posted by cavalier
So at speeds above 60 mph, if I hit the brakes, I get wheel shudder. This ain't optimal, so I took my wheels off. By the looks of em, the rotors look okay. What ya'll think? The vents (between the two surfaces) look pretty rusty, however. Thoughts?
The rotor face looks good in the picture. HOWEVER....rotor FLATNESS is what will determine if you continue to have brake shudder. That can be checked by two ways:
1. using a runout guage on the vehicle
2. taking the rotors to a machine shop and asking them if they can be turned flat within spec.
1992 XJ 2" lift -- RIP
2000 XJ 3" lift -- Australian Ford Big Brakes up front, rock rails, ZJ rear discs (with WORKING parking brake), C4x4 rear bumper/tire carrier, Hella H4 headlights, IPF driving lights, OEM skid plates, OME springs/shocks, JKS LCA's, JKS Sway Bar links.