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Best Brake Lathe Tool Bit for Brake Rotor Surface Finishing

Which brake lathe tool bit gives a smoother finish for brake rotor surfacing, a round bit or a triangle bit? To answer this question, Master Technician Mark Kenyon of Garage Gurus puts each tool bit to the test in this video.

With each tool bit fastened on the brake lathe, Mark performs a finish cut and measures the results with a profilometer. Armed with the results of this test, you can choose the proper bit the next time you have to do a surface finishing job on your customer's brake rotors. Count on Garage Gurus to help you get your customer's vehicle repair done right.

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