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#1 driverx2030

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Posted 09 September 2020 - 01:34 PM

Hi guys, I am looking to buy a 32,000 mile 2015 Nissan GT-R (premium) from a private seller.  The seller received the car from a court battle with the original owner of the car so he has no knowledge of the car or emotional attachment.  So before confirmation of purchase I am taking the car to a Nissan dealership to get it inspected.

 

The car has been sitting in the new owners lot for quite some time, and when initially looking at the car I noticed that the rotors (appeared to be) quite grooved.  So I am taking that into account in my offer to the seller.  Do any of you know if it is possible to machine the stock OEM rotors?  I am pretty sure you can't, but just wondering if it was possible in order to save myself a little money and not have to shell out $1000+ for a new set.

 

The car seems to drive smooth and I didn't feel any suspension issues or odd engine noises.  If you all have any recommendation on anything else I should be on the lookout for or any questions I should ask the dealer please chime in.

 

Thanks.



#2 Gdzilla_

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Posted 09 September 2020 - 06:36 PM

Yes, one can machine (lathe) the rotors.
Any reputable shop can do this as long as the minimum thickness of the rotor is above specifications.

Ill see if I can find that for you.

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