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Old 09-27-2012, 03:47 PM   #41
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you won't regret it. the BMW nuts are VERY very nice. having four in my pocket almost made my shorts fall off very very heavy duty feeling/looking.
I can't believe dmax hasn't picked up on this yet. Talk about a setup!
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:48 PM   #42
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I did not install the pads, the previous owner did shortly before selling.
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:11 PM   #43
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you won't regret it. the BMW nuts are VERY very nice. having four in my pocket almost made my shorts fall off very very heavy duty feeling/looking.
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Mind linking? I am very interested to read the threads. Does someone have an actual material comparison or test. If not it is all speculation. You can't really say the BMW ones just "feel" better when you hold them. Materials are deceiving.
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I can't believe dmax hasn't picked up on this yet. Talk about a setup!
When I held those nuts, I was very uncomfortable, not just coz there were four of them, but because they were in Mango's pockets...but he insisted.

I've been having weird dreams about nuts and ball joints and sure hope they stop.

BTW, Zell, you said you use the brakes softly...or something like that. I'd read somewhere years ago that hard braking is actually better. Because the pad is on the rotor less time, less heat is built up, there's less likelihood of those deposits getting on rotor, and ironically, both pad and rotor seem to last longer.

Can't say with authority that this is true, but I've been braking like this for years...got 60K miles on my front pads...and front rotors will go a second 60K miles. Also, threshold braking both scares and impresses the passengers...if they happen to be female, she might need you to comfort her after a few last minute brakings before a turn.
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:14 AM   #44
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After installing new rotors I still had a shake if braking aggressively. I put new control arms on, new control arm bushings, sway bar links (cause they looked old and brittle) and also new tie rods. No more shake and it feels like a new car! -2005 325Ci 112k
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