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Old 09-13-2013, 08:27 PM   #1
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:42 PM   #2
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My brakes pop whenever my pedal is pressed. Sounds like the pad may be popping in and out of the caliper. Everything is tight and the brakes are fairly new Bosch rotors and performance friction pads. Any ideas?
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:09 PM   #3
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When backing up slowly and i press on the brakes theres a pretty loud clunk, any ideas?
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:32 PM   #4
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Best (cost-effective) pad/rotor setup for a daily driven ZHP? I drive it pretty hard on backroads, etc.
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^Brembo blanks and OEM-branded (Pagid, Jurid, ATE, etc.) pads. And a fluid exchange. All you need for your use.
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:27 PM   #6
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^Brembo blanks and OEM-branded (Pagid, Jurid, ATE, etc.) pads. And a fluid exchange. All you need for your use.
Thanks, wasn't there a thread bashing the Brembo blanks on here though? Its always stuck with me when I see them now.
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:58 AM   #7
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Thanks, wasn't there a thread bashing the Brembo blanks on here though? Its always stuck with me when I see them now.
Who was the thread's author? Always look at that first. That thread is a joke
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I have a question for the brakes specialist. My brake pedal makes this whining/squeaking sound upon the release only. It does not do it all the time but often enough to notice. I think it depends on temperature outside and humidity. I researched it on the forums and have a few ideas what it could be, but interested in the specialist's opinion. Thanks.


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Old 09-29-2013, 11:32 PM   #10
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Looking for 99% OEM BMW braking but not at 100% BMW price. I don't track or anything. And I am very clear I want OEM feel, that strong initial bite from OEM pads.

I am willing to buy 100% OEM BMW logo pads, from ECS for $136 (good deal?)
What rotors should I buy, it is hard to justify BMW rotors from ECS when my car is only a 320i. Should I bite the bullet and go 100% BMW logo OEM?

Or should I buy ATE rotors, or maybe Brembo (on RockAuto $23ea. front and $26ea. rear, says High Carbon, scared if I am cheaping out), or Balos?

So confused on Rotors!

Also heard PBC Metal Master are like OEM, worth the savings for taking a risk?

If someone here was really looking for 99% OEM feel and got it with a particular setup please point me to exactly where you got them, atleast the rotors. Want to make sure exact same model of rotors.
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Re: BMW brakes specialist... you can ask questions...

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Re: BMW brakes specialist... you can ask questions...

Check what pads you have in placed? If its a street performance its will squeak when it's cold or semi metallic pads runs the same..

Suggestion.replace with ceramic set pads or oem pads will cure your problem.



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I get a very spongy pedal after I replace the rotors with slotted/drilled rotors and pads which I son know the bran. I already bleed the brakes and replace it with racing blue brake oil. If it helps it's a 02 330xi
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Re: BMW brakes specialist... you can ask questions...

Hey guy

I am unsure of the brand ss line was used. Making sure you bleed all 4 calipers with a dot 4 racing fluid you should be fine.

Or perhaps check the rotors if it's zinc coat finished and you only had them for couple weeks..the zinc needs to peel of the first layer and you should be ok.

Sometimes it just the braking in period.

Also check the sensor light to see what's up

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I haven't installed high performance brakes lines but I want to to that and see if that helps the spongy pedal.
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:30 AM   #19
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my steering is shaking on braking with a loud hum. guessing it is warped rotors. I have the stock m-package drilled rotors. what new rotors do you suggest? and what kind of pads? she is my daily driver
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