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Old 03-25-2004, 07:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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It looks like I need to do a front brake replacement on my E28 '88 535i. Could someone please let me know what I need to do to replace these correctly?
I hear that it is simple, but I have never replaced calipers and pads and rotors before. Any advice will be appreciated!!
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hey man im replacing my rotors too on my 85 535i . id also like to know what i should do im ordering rotors tommorow
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Link to a brake FAQ.

Link to a brake maintenance website.

Another maint. website.
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Thank you for the links. They were helpful! Everything went together as it should. Now, I need to figure out how to bleed the brakes more effectively. I bled the fronts before I replaced the wheels, but stopping seems to take more effort than it should. More leg pressure, more pedal time and travel. Any suggestions??
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