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Old 08-07-2005, 09:13 AM   #1
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can nissan fairlady/350z brakes fit e46?

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someone told me the nissan oem brembo brake set ie calipers, carriers and rotors can be directly installed on our cars.. has anyone done this? any input is much appreciated..
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Old 08-07-2005, 09:35 AM   #2
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hi all,

someone told me the nissan oem brembo brake set ie calipers, carriers and rotors can be directly installed on our cars.. has anyone done this? any input is much appreciated..
Ummm......That would be "NO"! First problem is the lug pattern on the Z is 5x114.3 and the BMW is 5x120.
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if your gonna do a brake kit, go for porsche, not nissan
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Ummm......That would be "NO"! First problem is the lug pattern on the Z is 5x114.3 and the BMW is 5x120.
thanks for your reply.. really appreciate it.. lug pattern is critical for rotors fitment rite? wud the calipers fit though? sorry if these sound silly, but i really want to learn..
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Old 08-07-2005, 11:10 AM   #5
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if your gonna do a brake kit, go for porsche, not nissan
my fren is upgrading his existing brembo kit to apracing.. on the other hand, i thought if this turn out to be viable, i hope it could provide another option and a cheaper alternative for those who wud want to upgrade their oem setup..
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