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      07-19-2011, 01:37 PM   #56
scheherazade
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Originally Posted by BMW_TT View Post
7k to change brake pads and rotors?
If you go OEM from the dealer, then yeah.

However, since they are wear-and-tear items (expendables, like oil and tyres), they are not covered under warranty regardless... so no reason you can't go for after-market.

Especially when after-market upgrades are a lot cheaper than OEM stock.



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Originally Posted by stylinexpat View Post
One is looking at about $11K between brakes and tires all around
http://www.stillen.com/product.asp?i...SAN&model=GT-R
Upgraded rotors are about $2550.

http://www.stillen.com/product.asp?i...SAN&model=GT-R
Pads will run you around $300 for street
http://gt-rr.com/product.html?m=endl...ompound&id=142
http://gt-rr.com/product.html?m=endl...ompound&id=143
Around $850 for street + light track.
And 'off-road, track' pads are all over the place price wise. Usually $1000+ (some name brand stuff being $stupid).

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSe...ype=bestseller
Tyres are gonna be $2.2K for all 4. Less if you go with the Bridgestones.

So basically around $5K+ for tyres and brakes, depending on what you want to spend extra on.

However, rotors don't need replacing very often, and you'll go through a few sets of pads before you replace rotors... So that cost does go down a bit.
You can also go with a square tyre setup, and rotate, which will extend your tyre life by a good while.

-scheherazade

Last edited by scheherazade; 07-19-2011 at 01:53 PM.