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#1 (permalink) Old 10-07-2003, 06:26 PM
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Was wondering if I should upgrade my front discs/ pads for my '98 M3. Don't want to spend too much more than what I would pay for the OEM ones. Any suggestions?
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Thanks for the suggestions. Any takes on Zimmerman/ Brembo/ Power Slot rotors?
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where u located??? I used factory european m3 2 piece front rotors, with performance friction carbon metallic pads all the way around, and I would challenge just about any setup you just mentioned to out stop my car. ZERO brake fade and no more warped rotors. Oh, and if you get the pads at Autozone, they lifetime warranty them!!!! Though you'll never need it... they don't wear our or make dust.
i have used these pads on all my cars, even my F250 plow truck, they simply do not wear out or eat rotors. i highly recommend them, besides you could try them and throw them out and you still would have only spent around $130 for front and rear pads total.
if you can't find them, let me know i'll help you out getting a set.

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