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Old 06-13-2012, 10:37 AM   #241
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Ok, I see your point... The truth is, you know what you put on your car. I personally couldn't bring myself to actually hit "buy it now" on those rotors. For me it's more the fact that I know that those are on my car, even if everyone that sees them and thinks they are nice-I know they are not.

Plus, getting the direct from BMW OE brand new rotors and pads + ss clutch and brake lines for $220 is damn fine deal!
Well there we go. At least we agree on something!

Any particular vendor have that deal? Thats pretty good.
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:11 AM   #242
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Well there we go. At least we agree on something!

Any particular vendor have that deal? Thats pretty good.
Nope, bishop1977 hooked it up with his "Cleaning out the garage" thread. He went in for 50k (or 75K can't remember) maintenance and they replaced his whole brake system, the day after he put on his BBK. He said they might have 100 miles on them from just driving it home from the dealer. He threw in the SS lines for an extra $20.
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Directly from Monroe's website:

Global OE Leadership. Today & Tomorrow.

With a network of 14 advanced engineering centers on five continents, Tenneco is at the leading edge of technology for the original equipment market. Tenneco meets the needs of customers -- including Volkswagen, General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Chrysler, Daimler, BMW, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Nissan and Shanghai Automotive (SAIC) -- expertly tuning the ride of any vehicle to the most exacting specifications.


Embarrassed yet?
Why would that embarrass me? Callahan claims to be better than OE. And Monroe claims to be OE. Hmmmmm... Embarrassed yet? Mums the word fruitcake.
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Why would that embarrass me? Callahan claims to be better than OE. And Monroe claims to be OE. Hmmmmm... Embarrassed yet? Mums the word fruitcake.
LOL.

You were trying to catch me contradicting myself and quoted me from another thread where I recommended(seemingly to you) inferior parts such as Monroe. You tried to imply that here I am bashing your eBay rotors when I am recommending eBay shocks and struts made by Monroe in another thread.

I corrected you by alerting you to the fact that Monroe is an OEM supplier to Mercedes Benz, BMW, Nissan, Volkswagen, etc etc etc.

You conveniently go quiet about this and choose to ignore it.

Callahan CLAIMS to be as good as OE (Not BMW, per se, but OEs in general) and Monroe IS OE. They're not CLAIMING. THEY ARE. Do you see the difference?

Again... like talking to a block of wood. or eggs. or rotten cheese.

Good day, sir.
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Old 06-13-2012, 04:57 PM   #245
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LOL.

You were trying to catch me contradicting myself and quoted me from another thread where I recommended(seemingly to you) inferior parts such as Monroe. You tried to imply that here I am bashing your eBay rotors when I am recommending eBay shocks and struts made by Monroe in another thread.

I corrected you by alerting you to the fact that Monroe is an OEM supplier to Mercedes Benz, BMW, Nissan, Volkswagen, etc etc etc.

You conveniently go quiet about this and choose to ignore it.

Callahan CLAIMS to be as good as OE (Not BMW, per se, but OEs in general) and Monroe IS OE. They're not CLAIMING. THEY ARE. Do you see the difference?

Again... like talking to a block of wood. or eggs. or rotten cheese.

Good day, sir.
Nice Monroe's bro.
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How are these holding up OP?? just put a set of these of rears on my buddys 325xi. pretty tempting!
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I love how this thread is an argument towards OP's choice of rotors and his car being unsafe, yet his car is probably 500 times more safe than your average beater on the road.
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How are these holding up OP?? just put a set of these of rears on my buddys 325xi. pretty tempting!
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Nice Monroe's bro.
My old man swore by them for his aircraft carrier sized Oldsmobiles back in the '70's. You could run over a dead body and never feel it. You can't argue with quality like that!
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OP has not been active for a while.
Perhaps his brakes failed.
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OP has not been active for a while.
Perhaps his brakes failed.


OP got his Ebay rotors for $148 fronts only. I got Front and rear rotors, pads, sensors, and screws for $320 for Zimmerman rotors and ATE pads from BMAParts. Screw Ebay.
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My old man swore by them for his aircraft carrier sized Oldsmobiles back in the '70's. You could run over a dead body and never feel it. You can't argue with quality like that!
If I recall correctly, you got a choice of what color Jello you wanted them filled with.
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