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Old 02-12-2013, 08:36 PM   #1
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Would barake caliper cocer for a 330 ci fit on a 325 ci ?

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Old 02-12-2013, 08:46 PM   #2
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No,

Please USE

330i CALIPER AND ROTORS + BRAKES.

Then they will work fine.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:01 PM   #3
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...maybe...might be the larger caliper won't fit with the wheels you have.

Personally, I think you should just use the calipers made for your car. Was there an issue with your calipers? If not, with the right pads (textar) they should stop you just fine. Remember that the different sizes on front and rear are to control brake 'bias.' Most stopping happens in the front, but some happens in the rear. I wouldn't substantially change the ratio of stopping power from front to rear...mostly because I'd be concerned about stability in emergency situations. I'm old and fussy and like my things properly taken care of. No reason to change your caliper sizes, unless you're racing, and if you are, you probably know enough to search for the answer to your question.

Be careful anytime you go 'off stock.' Make sure you've thought of the variables. In your case, having the calipers/rotors fit inside the wheel you have. Be careful...and good luck.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:08 PM   #4
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THEY WILL FIT.

But you need Calipers + Rotors+ Pads from a 330i

They are Bigger, better for braking.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:19 PM   #5
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I'm pretty confident you both misunderstood the OP. Allow me to translate (I'm fluent in retard):

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Would a brake caliper cover for a 330Ci fit a 325Ci
No. s3bas, the 330 brakes are larger than the 325 brakes. But allow me to translate just in case:

nop sjaeja the 330 bjakwak are lrlgrer thne the 325 brakkes.

Off topic: Is your name pronounced "sea bass"? If so, is that a reference to Dumb and Dumber?

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Old 02-12-2013, 09:20 PM   #6
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Chill out with the bold font. It's like you're screaming.

Pretty sure you'll need the carrier as well?
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:25 PM   #7
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I am screaming.

Yes you need carrier as well.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:28 PM   #8
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Did you guys ignore what I said? He is asking about caliper COVERS. This is an aftermarket item.

The "C" is next to "V" on the keyboard. Unless you don't QWERTY.

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Old 02-12-2013, 09:37 PM   #9
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Yeah that was my fault its my freaking spellckeck on my phone .
How much migh they cost ?
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The first ones that pop up on google are MGP covers that go for over $150. These are going to make your rotors look undersized after you put them on just FYI.
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Thanks for the help I look into it.


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Yeah that was my fault its my freaking spellckeck on my phone .
How much migh they cost ?
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My Windowz phone spell check is pretty good once you use it for a little bit. It seems to learn how I type and suggests the next word for me based on the sentence structure so I can type with one hand really easily. Fairly cool.
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Spell check is no excuse for hitting the post button without reading things to make sure people can understand you. God, this forum keeps getting worse.
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God, this forum keeps getting worse.
Just wait 'til 10 years from now when these cars are really affordable.

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Just wait 'til 10 years from now when these cars are really affordable.

Here's a sneak peak:

http://forums.maxima.org/4th-generat...a-1995-1999-6/
Luckily we won't have to worry about that, as all the E46's that are on the road now will have had their floor pans ripped apart by then, and will have been melted down and recycled into new 3-series with 7th generation iDrive, power electric everything, and no dipsticks.
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Old 02-22-2013, 02:16 PM   #18
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Luckily we won't have to worry about that, as all the E46's that are on the road now will have had their floor pans ripped apart by then, and will have been melted down and recycled into new 3-series with 7th generation iDrive, power electric everything, and no dipsticks.
Mine won't rust I live in AZ so I'm safe lol

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