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      09-09-2012, 11:07 PM   #749
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
Stock brakes holding up don't surprise me a bit. What gets brakes hot (and boiling, fading, delaminating, pad transfer or perhaps worst igniting...) is not single moderate applications from high speed but the repeated application from medium (or high speeds). A track works brakes infinitely harder than dragging. The M3 stock brakes are good enough for most novice or beginners on the track with non track shoes. Once you can out brake your car with track rubber you can simply go for upgraded lines and fluid and most importantly pads. You have to be a purposefully hard and/or talented driver to over power such a system.
Agreed, well said.
08 E92 M3 DCT - Bolt Ons - 60-130MPH 10.71s - 11.88 @ 118MPH - 377WHP
ESS VT2-625 SC 60-130MPH 6.80s - 11.30 @ 129.3 MPH 586WHP / 379WTQ
ESS VT3-750 - 60-130MPH 6.14s - 10.81 @ 135.13 MPH 690Whp/463Wtq
Shift-S3ctor E92 M3 - 1/2 Mile Trap Speed WR - 174.13 MPH