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      08-04-2012, 12:57 PM   #1
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Has anyone retro fit other car brakes?

has anyone on the forum retro fitted another car brands brakes to the e92 335i?

I know people have tried the Z4 brakes, but anything like audi or corvette?
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All Brembo upgrades use "some" other car's brakes.
On BMW's people have used Porsche calipers, etc.
Brembo has their bolts in a vertical orientation and BME uses a horizontal bolts to attach caliper to carrier. Brembo calipers need adapters.

The Brembo calipers that BMW uses on performance brakes have a special flange area to use horizontal bolts to mate with stock caliper carriers.
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All Brembo upgrades use "some" other car's brakes.
On BMW's people have used Porsche calipers, etc.
Brembo has their bolts in a vertical orientation and BME uses a horizontal bolts to attach caliper to carrier. Brembo calipers need adapters.

The Brembo calipers that BMW uses on performance brakes have a special flange area to use horizontal bolts to mate with stock caliper carriers.
thanks for info, I will definitely research this more!
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