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Looking for some guidence on polished front rotors and pads for my 02 RK..

Has anyone had a good/bad luck with them?
Not sure about aftermarket... hate to put a lot af faith in something that I'mnot familiar with, expecially like brakes!!
 

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HD polished and Lyndall pads here. Works good for me. One thing to note about polished rotors, when you get them you'll probably swear (as I did) that they aren't fully polished because you can see swirls in them. Don't sweat it because when you get them on the bike you won't see it.
 

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Polished rotors with stock brake pads. No problems here neither. As soon as the pads require replacing, I'll go with the Lyndall's as well......

Update: Thanks to Mike02 for posting this. My bike is currently at the Dealers (winter storage), and one of the many mods was to replace the front rotors with chrome ones. I had intentions of keeping the stock brake pads on. I just called them. They recomended Lyndall brake pads. I just ordered a set of their Gold Z Pads - Part #7254. Thanks for saving me some $$$. I should have known, as I have run the Lyndall Golds on all my Harley's.........
 

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A lot of good aftermarket rotors out there - most of them probably better than HD. I purchased some from Hog Pro years ago for my Heritage and they have held up well. Also running the Lyndall Z pads.
 

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HD polished floating rotors with EBC Kevlar organic pads on my dyna. Stops great though the pads do wear a little quick.
 

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That's called glazed not polished.
 

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Polished rotors here as well,with HHI brakes..Just make sure you take some emery cloth and scuff the polish off the outer edge of the rotor where the pads contact,about 1.5" wide..Brake pads dont bit to well to a shiny polished rotor surface.You may have to scuff the contact area after every ride to help break the pad into the rotor..
 

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Polished rotors with stock brake pads. No problems here neither. As soon as the pads require replacing, I'll go with the Lyndall's as well......

Update: Thanks to Mike02 for posting this. My bike is currently at the Dealers (winter storage), and one of the many mods was to replace the front rotors with chrome ones. I had intentions of keeping the stock brake pads on. I just called them. They recomended Lyndall brake pads. I just ordered a set of their Gold Z Pads - Part #7254. Thanks for saving me some $$$. I should have known, as I have run the Lyndall Golds on all my Harley's.........
What's this winter storage crap? You're obviously not a real biker! :beatdh:
 

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I like the looks of those rotors but they might warp easily since a lot of the metal has been cut out in 5 large sections in the center. That leaves the swept area unsupported in too many spots.

I have the teardrop polished rotors and I like them. I got them on Ebay and they are holding up well.

 

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I have had good luck with those wavy EBC rotors. $170 or so for a full floater. I had some PM rotors that matched my wheels. I wore them out in 10,000 miles. I run the Z Plus pads on them.
 

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