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Old 12-12-2005, 09:31 AM   #41
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I didnt see any drilled "Direct Replacement" rotors for the the 330i. Do they exist?
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Can you actually feel a big difference in stopping power between OEM en the stage 2 kit? I always thought you had to replace the calipers to increase stopping power.
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Old 12-12-2005, 03:46 PM   #44
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Can you actually feel a big difference in stopping power between OEM en the stage 2 kit? I always thought you had to replace the calipers to increase stopping power.
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btw the stage 2 kit looks nice nonetheless
I was wondering the same thing. If you are not going to go with BBK then is it really worth the money to get any set-up other than just OEM.
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Old 12-12-2005, 04:04 PM   #45
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I didnt see any drilled "Direct Replacement" rotors for the the 330i. Do they exist?
Sorry they are not available
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Old 12-12-2005, 04:06 PM   #46
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Can you actually feel a big difference in stopping power between OEM en the stage 2 kit? I always thought you had to replace the calipers to increase stopping power.
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The cross-drilled or slotted rotors increase the braking performance in both wet and dry conditions.

The stainless steel brake lines don't necessarily give you more stopping power, but they definitely increase the feel of your braking pedal - giving you a much more "direct" feel to your brakes
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The cross-drilled or slotted rotors increase the braking performance in both wet and dry conditions.

The stainless steel brake lines don't necessarily give you more stopping power, but they definitely increase the feel of your braking pedal - giving you a much more "direct" feel to your brakes
Hmmm sounds interesting... To bad your overseas... I really really really hate paypal (had some bad experiences before )
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Old 12-13-2005, 02:11 PM   #48
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Hmmm sounds interesting... To bad your overseas... I really really really hate paypal (had some bad experiences before )
What about using Western union?
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Wow great never knew something like that existed... Much better
Im gonna contact some friends who might also be interested in your products so we can have some sort of group buy.
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Old 12-15-2005, 02:18 AM   #50
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Wow great never knew something like that existed... Much better
Im gonna contact some friends who might also be interested in your products so we can have some sort of group buy.
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Alright let me know if I can be of any help
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Old 01-20-2006, 08:22 PM   #51
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Mike, you're the man, Just in time too, I need to replace my brakes before I take my car out of storage. However, I was wondering if I could get the stage 2 Brake upgrade kit, but with the Axxis Deluxe Plus Brake Pads instead of the ultimates, and x-drilled rotors.
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Mike, you're the man, Just in time too, I need to replace my brakes before I take my car out of storage. However, I was wondering if I could get the stage 2 Brake upgrade kit, but with the Axxis Deluxe Plus Brake Pads instead of the ultimates, and x-drilled rotors.
I'll check into it for you, usually they are pretty stubborn about the Stage kits only having the Axxis Ultimate pads in them, which are higher performance than the Axxis Deluxe Plus, but give off a little bit more brake dust (still much less than OEM pads though)
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I'll check into it for you, usually they are pretty stubborn about the Stage kits only having the Axxis Ultimate pads in them, which are higher performance than the Axxis Deluxe Plus, but give off a little bit more brake dust (still much less than OEM pads though)
Thanks Mike, see what you could do though. Even though the ultimates give off a bit less more dust than OEM, I really want a set that minimizes brake dust as much as possible. My CH's are a b!tch to keep clean.
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Im wondering about those metal master pads... are they an imbetween of the Axxis pluses and the Ultimates?? whats the feedback on those pads, cuz my deluxe pluses squeek a bit, but the dustless aspect of it is great, Id like to step it up and see if theres a pad that will get close but NO squeeks...

then I can get myself some new rotors and lines to go with them, if they test out good.
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Im wondering about those metal master pads... are they an imbetween of the Axxis pluses and the Ultimates?? whats the feedback on those pads, cuz my deluxe pluses squeek a bit, but the dustless aspect of it is great, Id like to step it up and see if theres a pad that will get close but NO squeeks...

then I can get myself some new rotors and lines to go with them, if they test out good.
The Deluxe plus shouldn't squeek very much. Did you bed them in? Accelerate to 50-60, brake firmly to about 10 mph.... repeat 3 times.

To answer your question about the Metal Master Pads, I think the description on our site answers all the questions

"The Metal Master is a semi-metallic pad that exhibits perhaps the most balanced operating characteristics of all three Axxis pads. With performance characteristics, dust levels, and noise levels in between the other two Axxis pads, the Metal Master can be thought of as a happy compromise between the squeaky clean Deluxe Plus and the all out performance of the Ultimate. It also provides low rotor wear and good pad longevity. Street only. NOT for track use.

Axxis Metal Master brake pads use a semi-metallic formula that reduces brake dust, fade and squeal. They provide excellent stopping power under all conditions. Metal Master pads work at temperatures up to 752***176;F."
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Thanks Mike, see what you could do though. Even though the ultimates give off a bit less more dust than OEM, I really want a set that minimizes brake dust as much as possible. My CH's are a b!tch to keep clean.
Hey Rich,

I'm lobbying to try to get a Stage 2 kit part # made with Axxis Deluxe Plus pads, but as of right now we have to order the parts separately. I can keep trying this week, or we can order the parts individually for you that make up the stage 2 kit, just with the deluxe pads instead.

I'll run some numbers, but I actually think that buying the Stage 2 kit (with the ultimate pads) and ALSO buying the axxis deluxe plus pads is the same price as buying all of the components of the stage 2 kit separately with axxis deluxe pads (WITHOUT the ultimate pads).

What you can do is buy the Stage 2 kit and also order the axxis deluxe plus brake pads. Then sell the axxis ultimate pads to a friend, ebay, or here on the forums and you come out about even
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Do you have more pictures of the Stoptech Stage 2?
Preferably with a comparsion of the slotted & drilled rotors.
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Do you have more pictures of the Stoptech Stage 2?
Preferably with a comparsion of the slotted & drilled rotors.
Pics of the rotors are on page #1 on this thread
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Im super interested in this cuz im coming up on a brake change, and I just wanna swap these powerslot rottors which SUUUCCKK...LOL

they look nice thats about it....

BUT

I have bed the axxis pads and they always revert back to their squeeling at slow speeds... maybe the combination of these rotors and these pads is just not flying...but Id like to try something slightly above them in noise reduction and as long as they dont dust too much more then im cool with it....I like the stage 2 kit all around...sounds like the right way to go...

anyone has any experience with the metal masters first hand?, cuz manufacturers descriptions are not really my cup of tea to feel secure about a purchase..lol
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