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Types of Brake Rotors Quiz
by Staff
When purchasing brake rotors, there are several different types from which to choose. For example, there are driller brake rotors, slotted brake rotors, performance brake rotors and more. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to brake rotors?

Which of the following is a major type of brake rotor?

  • Drilled brake rotor
  • Slotted brake rotor
  • All of the above

Which type of brake rotors have holes?

  • Drilled brake rotors
  • Slotted brake rotors
  • All of the above

Why do drilled brake rotors have holes?

  • To help dissipate heat
  • To help eliminate gas built up
  • All of the above

High-performance brake rotors are usually:

  • Slotted
  • Drilled
  • Polished

What is the downside to using drilled rotors?

  • The holes weaken the rotors
  • The holes cause the rotors to rust
  • Debris gets stuck in the holes

What is the problem with using slotted brake rotors for high-performance braking?

  • They wear down the brake pads faster than other rotors
  • They crack easily
  • They over-heat easily

Most common street motorcycles use which type of brake rotor?

  • Drilled
  • Slotted
  • None of the above

Most high-performance motorcycles use which type of brake rotor?

  • Drilled
  • Slotted
  • None of the above

Brake rotors on trucks are typically:

  • Heavier than other brake rotors
  • Larger than other brake rotors
  • All of the above

What is the main function of a brake caliper?

  • To apply pressure to the brake pad
  • To control the flow of brake fluid
  • To control the brake lines