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      01-11-2013, 04:43 PM   #1
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Where do you people buy brake parts?

Im looking for rotors and pads.

Where do you e90post memebers get yours here in GTA?
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      01-11-2013, 04:55 PM   #2
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Performance shops in etobicoke and Sauga. I bought mine from bimmian, but will never again because of their terrible customer service.

Grab a set of SP rotors and HPS ceramic pads - you won't regret it.

Fits like OEM, drilled/slotted are dead sexy and perform much better under heavy acceleration with no noise.
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      01-11-2013, 04:58 PM   #3
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I go to Mike @ Maranello BMW for OEM pads
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      01-11-2013, 05:18 PM   #4
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i dont knwo if i wanna do ceramics. I like the oem bite too much.

Drilled rotors i wouldnt mind.

Zebra whats the price on your setup?
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i dont knwo if i wanna do ceramics. I like the oem bite too much.

Drilled rotors i wouldnt mind.

Zebra whats the price on your setup?
Was suppose to be approx $450-500(pads/rotors for rear), but because of their terrible service they gave me a discount.

My ceramic pads have just as much bite if not more than the OEM pads - just saying.
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My ceramic pads have just as much bite if not more than the OEM pads - just saying.
After they have warmed up or even when cold?
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      01-11-2013, 08:58 PM   #7
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My ceramic pads have just as much bite if not more than the OEM pads - just saying.
After they have warmed up or even when cold?
I didn't feel a change, just noticed under heavy acceleration deceleration they preformed much better.
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EBC Green stuff from RMP Motors. Very little dust, performance is as good or better than OEM.
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I just remembered one of our members works at a performance shop in Pacific Mall. A Chinese guy (can't remember name right now).

Was a nice guy - I'm sure he can hook you up. Look in and around the middle aisle closer to the middle of the mall just before the escalators.
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Does rmp carry yellow stuff?
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      01-13-2013, 05:23 AM   #11
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Does rmp carry yellow stuff?
Yes.
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I run cross drilled Zimmerman rotors with hawk ceramic
Initial bite not as good as oem but brake fade is gone.
Best part also is very little brake dust compared to oem, so that makes it mirth worth it IMO
I will say thoug if you hit the pedal harder it stops great. But I know what you mean by the oem bite

Got this setup from bimmersport I think in early spring last year
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Ceramics can have a bit less bite when cold, but I think it's more-so the different initial bite most perceive as a decrease in bite. The OEM pads have a lot of initial bite whereas most ceramics have a more linear build up in bite. Once the ceramics get some heat into them, they seem to have even better bite than OEM (good quality ceramics that is).

Try looking up the friction ratings on the pads you do chose.
Akebono Euro Ceramics are a pad that I love and they will end all brake dust worries if you like having clean wheels. Everyone asks me how I keep my wheels so clean and are surprised when I tell them I can't recall the last time I washed them.
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I just remembered one of our members works at a performance shop in Pacific Mall. A Chinese guy (can't remember name right now).

Was a nice guy - I'm sure he can hook you up. Look in and around the middle aisle closer to the middle of the mall just before the escalators.
Do you mean the Auto Sports store? I have a friend who works there he can probably help get stuff for a better price if you decide to buy from there. I don't recall them having brake parts but they might be able to order.
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What do you mean....."you people"...sorry I just had to.
"you people"..... meaning you bmw lovers haha
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Ceramics can have a bit less bite when cold, but I think it's more-so the different initial bite most perceive as a decrease in bite. The OEM pads have a lot of initial bite whereas most ceramics have a more linear build up in bite. Once the ceramics get some heat into them, they seem to have even better bite than OEM (good quality ceramics that is).

Try looking up the friction ratings on the pads you do chose.
Akebono Euro Ceramics are a pad that I love and they will end all brake dust worries if you like having clean wheels. Everyone asks me how I keep my wheels so clean and are surprised when I tell them I can't recall the last time I washed them.
What rotors are you running ?
And what do you think of them ?
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What do you mean....."you people"...sorry I just had to.
I think he meant Asian
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Guys with EBC Green Stuff do you have any squealing?

Same question for Hawk HPS guys?
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Guys with EBC Green Stuff do you have any squealing?

Same question for Hawk HPS guys?

I had EBC greens. zero squealing at all. Hawk is know to be a bit noisy.
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