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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-17-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
That's not true at all...Brembo manufactures...

That's not true at all...Brembo manufactures their own discs.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-20-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,636
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Sorry, got busy with a few personal things over...

Sorry, got busy with a few personal things over the past few days.

Basically the short version I wanted to share is that carbon ceramic technology is not yet ready for the aftermarket. Brembo is...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 07-15-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,636
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
The term "best possible" is a very subjective...

The term "best possible" is a very subjective statement.

What's "best" for a car that still sees regular street use is going to be very different from what would be the "best" for a full blown...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 07-15-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,256
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Here's a description of the front 6-piston...

Here's a description of the front 6-piston Monobloc system...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a329/freeriderizzle/355x322-PieceDrilledSlottedM_594x76.jpg

I believe the part of the description...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-29-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,256
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
You are correct that brake fade is one of the...

You are correct that brake fade is one of the most prominent advantages, and really the primary goal of a properly designed BBK.
Other advantages include reduced unsprung and rotational weight...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 06-25-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,256
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
I agree that the Brembo Monbloc calipers are an...

I agree that the Brembo Monbloc calipers are an impressive design and offer a huge amount of performance for the money. They are truly the closest thing to a full motorsports caliper that has ever...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-23-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
It's a different finish, chosen by Mitsubishi. ...

It's a different finish, chosen by Mitsubishi.
The finish on out aftermarket products, and even other OEM cars like Porsche, Ferrari, etc... are much better and more resilient to abuse.
Forum: Suspension & Braking 06-23-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Unfortunately you purchased calipers that you are...

Unfortunately you purchased calipers that you are going to have a VERY hard time putting on the car, and even once they are on, will be inappropriate for that applications.

For starters, that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-19-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,675
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Are you just trying to keep costs down, do...

Are you just trying to keep costs down, do something different/unique, or you just really like the DIY approach?

What are you trying to accomplish with your brakes?
-increase heat capacity...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
You are correct that each caliper is not...

You are correct that each caliper is not engineered from scratch, and designed specifically for 1 particular vehicle model.
That IS what we do for OEM development when we design systems for vehicle...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Absolutely. Brembo has a very strict...

Absolutely.
Brembo has a very strict engineering criteria for each and every application that they release. Every application is vehicle specific, from the machined parts such as hats/bells and...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
I hope that didn't come across too harsh. ...

I hope that didn't come across too harsh.

It's just that when I see things like "you should upgrade the brake booster"...or..."Brembo don't engineer BBK kits for specific cars"...and explanations...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
There's a ton of people lurking around that have...

There's a ton of people lurking around that have Brembo's on their E46.
Problem is, many of the people who step up and answer threads like this don't have the products, but seem to have opinions...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-18-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Hey guys, Finally, here's a link to my...

Hey guys,

Finally, here's a link to my Gumball 3000 video's.

There's one full length (9:47 min.) video for those with the attention span to watch all the way through...
and the same video...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-12-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
New Blogs up at www.Eurotuner.com Part 1) ...

New Blogs up at www.Eurotuner.com

Part 1)
Grocery Getter Goes Gumball'n - Part 1 (http://blogs.eurotuner.com/6508591/editorials/gumball-3000-2009/index.html)

Part 2)
Grocery Getter - Part 2...
Forum: General Off-Topic 05-02-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Check out the Blog Page on www.EuroTuner.com ...

Check out the Blog Page on www.EuroTuner.com

http://blogs.eurotuner.com/6508591/editorials/gumball-3000-2009/index.html
Forum: California 04-27-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
Check out the limited edition Gumball Shoe from...

Check out the limited edition Gumball Shoe from PUMA...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a329/freeriderizzle/30226601.jpg
...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-27-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
4 Days left. Friday at Santa Monica Pier ! ...

4 Days left.

Friday at Santa Monica Pier !

Check out the flier above...there's an Enter-To-WIN contest for VIP tickets during the Santa Monica launch event/party.
Forum: California 04-24-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
INVITE - Gumball 3000 / Puma - Exclusive Event

Who doesn't love hot cars and fresh kicks?

Anyone interested in checking this event out next Wednesday eve?

http://gumball3000.com/EVENTS...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-24-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
The launch event is actually Friday night, and...

The launch event is actually Friday night, and Bimmerfest is Saturday.

I was thinking it may be a good SoCal Pre-party for a group of Bimmerfest'ers.

Concert, Cars, Food and Drinks, etc...
Forum: General Off-Topic 04-24-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
1 Week Countdown - Gumball 3000

7 days to the start of Gumball 3000.

I'm not sure how many of you have been following the info for this years event, covering more than 3000 miles from Los Angeles to Miami, but the official start...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-13-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
dcf is pretty much on point with his explanation....

dcf is pretty much on point with his explanation.
While Brembo does a ton of testing for each big brake system (stopping distances at multiple speeds, fade resistance, control, and repeatability...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-05-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
The selection of components for a properly...

The selection of components for a properly engineered brake system is best thought of as a mathematical equation.
- The master cylinder is responsible for the line pressure making it's way down...
Forum: Suspension & Braking 03-06-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
What do you think about a 6-piston Monobloc FRONT...

What do you think about a 6-piston Monobloc FRONT with 355mm (14") 2pc. fully floating discs?

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a329/freeriderizzle/GTcaliper.jpg
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-16-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Brembo_RaceTech
If the pads you have are not pre-cut for the...

If the pads you have are not pre-cut for the sensors you will need to:

1) Keep the sensor intact, but zip-tie it up and out of the way.

2) Cut the sensor wires, and splice the 2 ends together....
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