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Basic OEM brake info - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=456412

Long thread on brake choices (plain/slotted/drilled/etc) - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=449052

There's no such thing as warped rotors - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=402902

The Effect of Rotor Crossdrilling on Brake Performance - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=500950

How to bleed your brakes using a Power Bleeder - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=489727

Brake Pad Replacement DIY - http://www.e46fanatics.com/howto/howtodetail.php?howto_id=29

Many more E46 DIY'd on brakes (and more) - http://www.bimmerdiy.com/dir/e46

StopTech White Papers - http://www.stoptech.com/tech_info/tech_white_papers.shtml

Tech Info from Zeckhausen - http://www.zeckhausen.com/technical.htm
 

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325xi 27k miles brake pad warning light came on

My girlfriend has a 2005 325XI and last weekend her brake pad warning light came on. She, although not a great driver, does not drive hard and has never put the car on a track. This seemed early to need pad replacement. Does anyone have insight if this is normal at this mileage level or year?
 

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Brake upgrade on 325i

I asked this question a few years ago, found one person a racer who sent photos that showed shaving M3 brake brackets to fit the spindles on a std 325I . So I purchased a complete set of M3 brakes, I am sure it is very possible. Something about milling off 4 to 7 mm and just bolting them on. Big drilled rotors the size of dinner plates make a statement.
 

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Brake upgrade

Oh yes, I have purchased new 18" wheels and tires so I was sure the big brakes would fit inside.
 

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Hello! I own a 330xi, long story short, I got dumped by my bf about two weeks ago and usually didn't hVe to worry about buying car parts and such... I need to learn more about this car so I can figure out what parts to buy for it, and figure out when things are going wrong.. I need to replace my back brake pads, but I read that I should do the pads and rotors at the same time, I should probably just replace the front ones as well, being dumped was not expected and I'm on a budget till I get back on my feet, (sorry I'll try to spare details) what kinda brakes should I get that isn't going to break my bank and that are not too cheap?! I do have friends that work on cars so I don't need to worry about the labor part.. Any recommendations are extremely appreciated !! Thanks a lot :) ImageUploadedByBimmerApp1410883156.871673.jpg


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