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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-20-2005, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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: Just recently had the brake sensor light come up on my dash.Vehicle has 117,000 miles on it.Bought the car from a guy who stayed on top of the routine maintenance.My question is should I replace rotors,pads,and sensors(was considering cross drilled & slotted rotors with ceramic pads)or just turn rotors and replace pads if within specs?Do sensors have to be replaced or can they be reused? I've got a cousin whose a mechanic to do the job.Appreciate any feedback on rotor types and pad brands to use.Car is currently stock five speed setup but am looking into Conforti air induction and chip replacement.Help me out guys and girls.Am I commiting overkill here or will I be glad I did it when it's done.Please offer any other suggestions with bang for the buck you have.Thank's Rick D.
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after the light on the dash goes on.. then u have to change the sensors... also.. u should never cheap out with brakes.. (by turning the rotor).. zimmerman is a big name for bmw brakes.. u can find the kits on ebay... with 4 rotors.. 4 pads.. lines, shims, and sensors for about 400 bucks.. which is a great price...

if u don't wanna spend 150-300 bucks on an air intake, u should do what lots of e36 drivers are doing.. its called De-baffle the air box.. u should do a search on it... its pretty much the same thing as an intake..

if u intend on doing other mods to your car.. such as engine mods.. u should do the chip last.. since it needs to be programmed for the mods u have...

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Yea, for future reference, visually inspect the pads every once in a while to see how much meat you have left. It'll save you the trouble and cost of having to replace the sensors.

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