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Old 06-12-2018, 04:44 PM
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Checking the thickness of brake rotors yourself.. which micrometer to buy?

I got the 2005 g35 rwd and the CLZ31VD dual piston brakes in the front. The rotors are 28mm thick when brand new and all the cheap micrometers I find max out at 25mm and it really sucks. suggestions for a good micrometer that goes past 28mm for under 50$?
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Heck eBay for stellar deals but I usually just use a digital one that does up to 6".
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Mics are great for measuring small stuff accurately, but for larger stuff, get a a cheap set of calipers: $20 at harbor freight, they can be used for a bunch of stuff (measuring bolt shanks, offsets etc), just don't get them wet! You could also get a nice set of water/coolant proof Mitutoyo calipers, typically use for CNC machinging where coolant ends up everywhere. They'll last forever, but they're also 10x more expensive.
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Hop on ebay and find yourself a nice used pair of 6" ot 8" mititoyo digital calipers and call it a day.

I usually end up replacing the rotors anyway. Cheap enough
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