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Re: Sanding brake discs

Originally Posted by MadScenic View Post
Hi Paul,

Thanks for the tip!

I found it on YouTube:

Really interesting - results are impressive as well.

For Porsche discs it's definitely worth it I think!
Just watched it too. Its not too disimilar to a machine that a small independent tyre & exhaust garage I use to use some 20 years ago had. From what I can remember it had a powered drive to rotate the disc but used some kind of grinding disc instead of the lathe tool and each disc would be left grinding for about 20-30 mins each disc.
This service wasn't expensive and was used on all makes such as my 'bread & butter 86 Ford Sierra and not just for performance cars.
I guess this kind of service has faded out with the trend for garages wanting only to fit new components rather than try and fettle existing parts into better shape.
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