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Forum: Suspension & Braking 08-24-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,445
Posted By DZeckhausen
There are StopTech rear rotor hats for the M3...

There are StopTech rear rotor hats for the M3 designed to fit 345x28mm AeroRotors and different hats designed to fit 355x32mm AeroRotors. The former have a 224mm slot circle and the latter have a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-14-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,986
Posted By DZeckhausen
LOL! Yes, you can go through the bedding process...

LOL! Yes, you can go through the bedding process any time. It doesn't happen to be right after installation.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,986
Posted By DZeckhausen
It's not metal to metal. It is metal to rubber. ...

It's not metal to metal. It is metal to rubber.

This is not the same design as, for example, a Ford floating caliper that has the metal slide pins moving inside a metal sleeve. In that case,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-13-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,986
Posted By DZeckhausen
Yes. The bedding instructions can be found here:...

Yes. The bedding instructions can be found here: http://www.zeckhausen.com/bedding_in_brakes.htm

The guide pins should NOT be greased on the BMW calipers. Doing so will cause the rubber bushings...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-25-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,115
Posted By DZeckhausen
It is not necessary to replace the CDV with a...

It is not necessary to replace the CDV with a modified part on an E46 3-Series or M3 that is outside of warranty. There is plenty of slack in the rubber hydraulic line and there's no functional...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-17-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,939
Posted By DZeckhausen
No, it's under the hood attached to the firewall,...

No, it's under the hood attached to the firewall, directly in front of the driver. In the exploded diagram below, the master cylinder is the grouping of parts labeled #1:
...
Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 04-14-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,502
Posted By DZeckhausen
The E90 uses a different type of CDV that's got a...

The E90 uses a different type of CDV that's got a plastic body and it clips into place. Simply insert the flat blade of a small screwdriver into the two spring clips (one on the CDV and one on the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-14-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By DZeckhausen
If you have an existing rotating imbalance, a...

If you have an existing rotating imbalance, a spacer will aggravate the symptoms. The thicker the spacers, the more likely you are to have vibration issues. In other words, if you've got a slight...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-14-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By DZeckhausen
When you say "Brembo pads", do you mean the...

When you say "Brembo pads", do you mean the Brembo branded street pads that came with the BBK? Or are you swapping in some Brembo branded track pads?

Brembo doesn't make pads, by the way. They...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-14-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By DZeckhausen
Rogue Engineering makes quality spacers for the...

Rogue Engineering makes quality spacers for the M3.

I was talking to Ben (the owner of Rogue Engineering) the other day and he mentioned that they now have longer black wheel bolts to go along...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-14-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By DZeckhausen
That depends. Are you tracking the car? If so,...

That depends. Are you tracking the car? If so, what pads do you plan to use at the track? What brakes do you have? Stock? Brembo BBK? Other?

If you are only driving the M3 on the street, the...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 03-09-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,319
Posted By DZeckhausen
The E46 323i, 325i, and 328i use the same sensors...

The E46 323i, 325i, and 328i use the same sensors front and back. The E46 330i uses the same rear sensors, but different front sensors. The 330i uses the E46 M3 front sensors.

Bottom line - yes...
Forum: Sponsor Press Releases & New Product Announcements 03-04-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,319
Posted By DZeckhausen
The PBR Deluxe and the Axxis Deluxe Plus are the...

The PBR Deluxe and the Axxis Deluxe Plus are the same pad compound, manufactured by FMP Group (Bendix) in Australia. See:...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By DZeckhausen
The Brembo calipers use the D810 pad shape: ...

The Brembo calipers use the D810 pad shape:

http://www.zeckhausen.com/images/Product_icons/D810_Dimensions.jpg

There are several low-dust pads available that will fit. From Hawk, you can get...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By DZeckhausen
Got it. That's a 6mm allen screw. I'm surprised...

Got it. That's a 6mm allen screw. I'm surprised you stripped it, as these are usually not too hard to get out. You just have to be sure your allen bit is not worn with rounded edges. It's the 5mm...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By DZeckhausen
Are you talking about the 6mm allen screw that...

Are you talking about the 6mm allen screw that holds the rotor to the hub? Or are you talking about the two 7mm allen bolts (also called caliper slide bolts) that attach the caliper to the caliper...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By DZeckhausen
I bought my wife a 2007 Corvette Z51 Coupe last...

I bought my wife a 2007 Corvette Z51 Coupe last October for her birthday. It came with NAV and XM radio, but there is no visible antenna anywhere on the car. Earlier C6 Corvettes had them on the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By DZeckhausen
Wheel Collision Center is a good place to have...

Wheel Collision Center is a good place to have your wheels refinished and, if necessary, straightened. They are at: http://www.wheelcollision.com. Although they are located in Bath, PA, they do...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-24-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By DZeckhausen
Swap them over if you think it will look nicer. ...

Swap them over if you think it will look nicer. It makes no difference on your car. The 325Ci has straight vane rotors. With curved vane rotors, you want the internal vanes to lean toward the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-27-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By DZeckhausen
If the raised lip really is 1mm tall, then your...

If the raised lip really is 1mm tall, then your rotors need to be replaced. BMW allows only 1.6mm of total rotor wear. If your raised lip is close to 0.8mm per side, then you've used up the rotor....
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By DZeckhausen
If your car is no longer under warranty, then you...

If your car is no longer under warranty, then you can just remove the old CDV and reconnect the hydraulic line. No need to purchase a modified CDV. For an E46, there's no compelling reason to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By DZeckhausen
Yes - that would be me! I almost did not buy my...

Yes - that would be me! I almost did not buy my new 540i 6-Speed back in 2000 because my wife and I both stalled it during the test drive. We decided that the car was worth another look and ended...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By DZeckhausen
BMW uses brake pad wear sensors to monitor the...

BMW uses brake pad wear sensors to monitor the condition of your brake pads. Although your BMW has eight brake pads, only two of them are monitored for wear - the driver's side front inboard pad and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,352
Posted By DZeckhausen
Some OEM pads with shims (e.g., the Chrysler 300C...

Some OEM pads with shims (e.g., the Chrysler 300C SRT8/Charger SRT8/Jeep SRT8 w/ factory Brembo brakes) still squeal like an old school bus. And many non-OEM pads without shims (e.g., Axxis Deluxe...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-26-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,352
Posted By DZeckhausen
Step 1. Try following the bedding instructions...

Step 1. Try following the bedding instructions here: http://www.zeckhausen.com/bedding_in_brakes.htm. It's free and it doesn't require taking your wheels off. If it works, then you're done. And...
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