Welcome to DSMtuners - the largest Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eagle Talon, 4G63t and 420A DSM performance resource on the web


Go Back   DSMtuners > DSM Forums > General > Tech Article Archives > Articles: Parts Feedback & Reviews
Welcome to DSMtuners - the largest Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eagle Talon, 4G63t and 420A DSM performance resource
You are browsing the site as a GUEST. Please login (or register) and gain the ability to post on our site and interact with other DSMers. You also get to browse the site with fewer advertisements. It is FREE to join!

LinkBack   Thread Tools
Old 05-11-2013, 12:08 PM Show Printable Version Show Printable Version   Email this Post to a Friend Email this Post      #1 (permalink)
Proven Member

RamenPride's Avatar
Registered: Aug 2002
Tech Posts: 2,065
Photos: 13
Classifieds Rating: 32
Reputation: RamenPride is extremely helpful and trustworthyRamenPride is extremely helpful and trustworthy

Bolton Premiere (ebay) slotted and dimpled rear brake discs

I was looking for new rear brake rotors because my car has been sitting for awhile, and I'm slowly getting it back on the road. As a result, they've basically morphed into disc-shaped mounds of rust in the shape of brake rotors. I was looking for something inexpensive and slotted or blank to match my Brembo's up front. I was also looking for something with rust-proof coating. I was looking on ebay and came across these brake discs. They're sold by several different vendors, but it appears to be the same product based on price and picture. I ordered these from carpartswholesale. I thought about how stupid it would look to have slotted in the front and slotted and dimpled in the rear, but for the price with the zinc coating I decided it was worth a shot.

The package arrived rather quickly, and the discs looked awesome. I finally got a chance to install them today. I removed my rusty old rotors, sprayed the new ones with break cleaner and tried to slide them on. The holes lined up, but the parking brake shoes were in the way. Rotated the parking brake adjustment knob/lever a few clicks, and tried again. Nope, parking brake shoes still in the way. They only problem now was the shoes were in as far as they could go. I measured the old rotor with the new one. Old rotor inside hub diameter was about 6.5 inches. New rotor inside hub diameter..... about 6 inches.

I promptly re-inserted the discs into the plastic bags and put them back in the box they came in for a return. Obviously there's no customer help line or anything, which I was aware of, but at least I have the option of returning them (minus the shipping charges which will probably be a lot due to how much these things weight, but...). It's possible that I was sent the wrong part, but I feel like I took a chance on them in the first place and it didn't work out. The attached pic is from the seller's ebay ad. I had planned on taking pics of them installed, but since they didn't fit that wasn't an option anymore.
Attached Images

View photos of this member's car 

mark post as helpful recommend reputation points    Reply With Quote


Thread Tools


» Recent DSM Photo
» Current Poll
How many times have you been to the Shootout?
1 - 40.00%
168 Votes
2-5 - 41.67%
175 Votes
6-10 - 10.48%
44 Votes
11-15 - 3.10%
13 Votes
16-20 - 4.76%
20 Votes
Total Votes: 420
You may not vote on this poll.
» Online Users: 775
232 members and 543 guests
Most users ever online was 1,704, 03-17-2008 at 09:11 PM.
DSMtuners Main Sections
DSM Forums
DSM Regional Forums
DSM Builds/Journals
DSM Articles
DSM Tech Guides
DSM Upgrade Paths
DSM Parts Reviews
DSM Vendor Reviews

DSM Classifieds
DSM Parts Guides
DSM Photos
DSM Videos
DSM Timeslips
DSM Dyno Sheets
Shirts & Apparel
DSMtuners Decals

Advertising Info
Our Sponsors
Site Rules
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
Site FAQ
About Us
Contact Us

© 2014 DSMtuners.com - All Rights Reserved

DSMtuners is not affiliated with Diamond Star Motors. The Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eagle Talon, Plymouth Laser, Mitsubishi Galant VR-4, and associated logos are trademarks of Diamond Star Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, and Chrysler Corporation. No, we do not hand out car sponsorships.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:07 AM.

Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0