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      06-22-2011, 09:18 AM   #23
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My intentions are exactly the same. It's just that there is a guy over on 1addicts selling his brakes and I'm not sure whether or not to get them. Seeing as brakes are such an important part of the cars functionality I don't want to go f*cking around with them.

So front brake retrofit = 100% fine as its essentially the same as PBK (but not slotted/drilled rotors).

Rear brake - I've read that the 135i caliper can be placed on stock rotor for models other than 335/330i. Do you think it's worth a stab with the 135i brakes? I'm thinking front swap + rear calipers on current rotors. Hopefully different calipers on same rotor won't affect safety. Or just be safe and go 135i front kit only? Did you get pad sensors/brake wear sensors as part of your kit?
My 135i brakes were taken straight off my 1er and replaced with the PBK, so it was complete. If i could have used the 135i rear calipers on my stock rear rotors, i would have but my shop could not make them fit. I didn't really care though b/c i was more concerned about making the front fit.

Like i said, the PBK and the stock 135i brakes are essentially the same except for the colour of the calipers and the drilled rotors. I can pretty much guarantee the fronts will work, the rears not too sure. Take a stab at it, what do you have to lose really? If anything you can always sell the set after if it doesn't pan out.
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Congrats!
Fanks buddy! I remember discussing PBK fitment with you a while back when you got them on your 330i.
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So its official, first prelci 330xi with oem bbk.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=550035
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Wow good job guys!

Just thinking about doing the front bmw perf bbk on my 328i xDrive.
With just a little modification to the spindle and heat shield, should i be okay?
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Guaranteed to fit. Just make sure you have a competent mechanic who can do the proper modifications to the spindle and heatshield.
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Guaranteed to fit. Just make sure you have a competent mechanic who can do the proper modifications to the spindle and heatshield.
i have a 328xi, what exactly is the modification you talking about?
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i have a 328xi, what exactly is the modification you talking about?
Part of the heatshield needs to be cut, and a small part of the spindle needs to be shaved inorder for the new calipers to fit.
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any pics of how the spindle and heatshield modification looks ?
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any pics of how the spindle and heatshield modification looks ?
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Now i want to do this....
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