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Resurface rotors with pad change?

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Is it necessary to resurface the rotors every time you change the brake pads? I read somewhere in the Haynes Manual that you are not supposed to resurface the rotor, because it will loose it's ability to wick-out heat. Is this true? Thanks!
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When you resurface the rotors you are removing metal which makes the rotor thinner. This thinner rotor will heat up faster and may cause the rotor to warp. I just replace the rotor and pads everytime I do a brake job. Don't want to replace the rotor later after a hard stop because it couldn't handle the heat.
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