How hot should brake rotors Get?

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Asked by Apr 28, 2014 at 09:22 AM about the 1995 Dodge Ram 2500 LT Standard Cab LB

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Brake rotors will get REAL hot depending on how hard they are used- they will take the heat but will lose effectiveness if they are used too hard (like going down a mountain pass with a trailer behind your truck)- if you watch Formula One cars, the rotors actually start glowing red- that's why they use expensive ceramic rotors- if you are using your brakes hard it is good to have ventilated rotors- things can be done to help them run cooler-

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