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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Wed, Mar-22-2017, 03:21:38 PM   #11
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Default Re: Brembo BBK abuse

Nice to know that well made rotors can last a very long time even under heavy abuse
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Wow! I thought I was bad taking some Euro E36 rotors into the high 25mm range. The braking was absolute garbage.
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I called Brembo a few months ago and they said that the aluminum hats can warp as well. I would have them checked out and/or replaced at this point.
Good call. I'll have them checked. I did purchase new mounting hardware because it wasn't that much more.

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Track pads are much more abrasive on the street (cold) than on the track (hot).
Truth. Running around on cold track pads are just a no no. They also make a huge mess of your wheels and if left on there for too long will destroy the clearcoat like what happened to mine.

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I've had my Brembo BBK for about 40K and they're still at 31mm, same original Brembo pads. I think I should find a track.
Wow! That is amazing life. I think you should.
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