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Old 05-12-2013, 09:07 AM   #1
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New rotors

I'm about to buy new rotors, and was wondering if my 2004 325i has solid rotors or vented.


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Old 05-12-2013, 09:26 AM   #2
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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I'm about to buy new rotors, and was wondering if my 2004 325i has solid rotors or vented.
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solid.
Both my 325s came ventilated front and rear. Not sure what E46s came with solid rotors.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:55 AM   #4
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My 06 zhp has vented front and rear. OP, it only takes 2 seconds to check and I did not even have to pull the wheels. That's easier and quicker than posting a question here.
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There all vented. Just not drilled or slotted. I think most newer cars have vented discs.


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Old 05-12-2013, 10:11 AM   #6
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They all should be vented.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:34 AM   #7
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How do I check?


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I just stuck my hand through the spokes of the rims and felt the edge of the rotor because it's dark in my garage. Had I been outside I probably could have just looked.

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i'm sorry when you said vented I guess I thought you mean cross-drilled. Apologies
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