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Old 11-08-2005, 03:31 PM   #1
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330i OEM Brake Kit. Upgrade from your crappy 325 brakes!!!

Hi. I'm trying to sell the OEM 330 brakes that I swapped out when I installed my BBK.

This is the perfect brake upgrade for anyone with a 323/325... Includes everything you need to upgrade from your 325 brakes. Calipers, Rotors, Pads, Lines, Carrier, etc... The kit is lightly used, never tracked, and the parts have about 10k of light road use on them.

Dealer price is way over a grand for these parts alone. I'm taking best offer. Please don't lowball and offer me like $300... I'm thinking in the range of $750 or so for all four corners. Everythng is used, but in perfect working order. Ready to just install right onto your 323/325 E46.

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Old 11-08-2005, 05:13 PM   #2
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Wats the difference between the 323i brakes and a 330i brakes. I know theres a difference but how much?
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:56 PM   #3
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Ahhh! I need this so bad. If I slam on my brakes slowing from 80 to 10 they are already completely faded 325 brakes are complete crap indeed.

I was wondering, isn't the rear for 325/330 the same, and only the fronts are different? Can you confirm this?
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Old 11-08-2005, 10:23 PM   #4
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Ahhh! I need this so bad. If I slam on my brakes slowing from 80 to 10 they are already completely faded 325 brakes are complete crap indeed.

I was wondering, isn't the rear for 325/330 the same, and only the fronts are different? Can you confirm this?
Just a FYI, 330 REARS wont it 323,325 or 328.

Fronts do fit perfectly though!

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Old 11-08-2005, 11:43 PM   #5
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Just a FYI, 330 REARS wont it 323,325 or 328.

Fronts do fit perfectly though!

Good luck with the sale!
That's incorrect. The 330 fronts and rears are able to be installed onto the 325/323/328. You need to change the caliper carriers as well as the calipers, and rotors. I'm including the 330 carriers, calipers, rotors, lines, etc... basically all the 330 brake components, and they will all fit onto the 323, 325, 328.

People sometimes think that they are different, but the only difference is that the 330 uses a larger parking brake than the 325, 323, 328. So, it will fit, but you'll have a little left over room for the parking brake on the rears. No biggie.

The mounting points for the carriers are the same on the 325 and the 330, both in the same exact location on the trailing arm. So, this is a simple plug and play swap, with no modification necesary.
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Old 11-08-2005, 11:47 PM   #6
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Wats the difference between the 323i brakes and a 330i brakes. I know theres a difference but how much?
There's a whopping 1.5" difference in size between the 323 and the 330 rotors, also the piston in the caliper is much larger on the 330, so you get more power from your braking. This kit is like upgrading to a BBK, for all intents and purposes. You will experience virtually no fade in comparison, and you'll be able to stop quicker with the 330 brakes.

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That's incorrect. The 330 fronts and rears are able to be installed onto the 325/323/328. You need to change the caliper carriers as well as the calipers, and rotors. I'm including the 330 carriers, calipers, rotors, lines, etc... basically all the 330 brake components, and they will all fit onto the 323, 325, 328.

People sometimes think that they are different, but the only difference is that the 330 uses a larger parking brake than the 325, 323, 328. So, it will fit, but you'll have a little left over room for the parking brake on the rears. No biggie.

The mounting points for the carriers are the same on the 325 and the 330, both in the same exact location on the trailing arm. So, this is a simple plug and play swap, with no modification necesary.

Good to know!!

I stand corrected!

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Old 11-09-2005, 02:22 PM   #8
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Good to know!!

I stand corrected!

Thanks!
No problem. Thanks for being a man about it. Oh, and good luck selling your HRE's. I saw they were for sale. But for you.
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Are you willing to just sell the rears? Can you please post some pics?!
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Old 11-15-2005, 01:18 PM   #10
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Are you willing to just sell the rears? Can you please post some pics?!
Yeah. I can split them up. PM your offer, please.

I will post pics when I get home tonight.
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:41 PM   #11
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If the other guy takes the rears let me know price of the fronts
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Old 11-19-2005, 01:33 AM   #12
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Yeah. I can split them up. PM your offer, please.

I will post pics when I get home tonight.
Waiting for pics before I make an offer.....
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Old 11-19-2005, 04:21 PM   #14
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Glad to see that I am not the only one having problems reaching him! If you do make contact, tell him that some dude in Norway is waiting for a shipment for over a week now!

His PM-imbox is full at the moment...
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Old 11-19-2005, 04:50 PM   #15
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Old 11-20-2005, 10:09 PM   #16
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even if a 325 wanna upgrade, i'd upgrade something better for that price.
upgrading a 330 is not worth it
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Old 11-21-2005, 02:12 AM   #17
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750 > 5000
If ur not show and u want better stopping, u seriously dont need to buy a BBK for better stopping power. Bims got a great deal
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In Europe the 330 brakes are approved for 295 bhp. AC Schnitzer used the same brakes on their supercharged E46 330 with 295 bhp and it was approved by TUV. They are the same size as the E36 M3 brakes (with the 3.2 321 bhp engine).
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Old 01-04-2006, 08:39 PM   #19
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are these brakes still available?

i tried PMing you but your box is full.
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Old 01-04-2006, 09:02 PM   #20
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are these brakes still available?

i tried PMing you but your box is full.
Yes, both front and rear pairs are still for sale. Thanks for the heads up about my PM box, I'll delete some to make room. Feel free to send me a PM in a few minutes.
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