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      12-25-2008, 11:04 AM   #7
2006 330i, TSM, Black, manual, sport
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Originally Posted by HP Autowerks View Post
This may not be an area on the car you want to do DIY and trying to make it work.

It's one thing when your car quits running, but it's another when you can't stop!

Adjusting brake bias with brake pad compound? It's like using band aid on a cut that requires stitching!
I wouldn't recommend piecing together a brake kit. This is one area you don't want to just "save money". If you can't stop, you're in big time trouble. These systems are designed specifically for each car and tested.
What type of metal analysis and sheer force calculations are you going to do on your bracket?
Go to and read all the details having to do with design and testing.
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