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      09-12-2012, 06:05 AM   #30

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Originally Posted by Curt941 View Post
So I have read a lot about how expensive the E9x M3 brakes are to replace (pads and rotors)

But I haven't seen much about how many miles they typically last. I'm looking at a "higher" mile E90 M3 (58k miles) with lots of maintenance at BMW of Dallas listed on its CARFAX report (I've contacted the dealership to see if I can get info on exactly what was done).

I didn't see brake replacement specifically listed though.

Anything else to look for when I go to check out the car?
The rears last longer than the fronts typically. Have you looked closely at the rotors and whether there are micro cracks near the holes? If smooth / no lip and no cracks near drilled holes, there's a good amt. of life on the rotors I would think.

A 60k M3, there's a lot of things you should be looking at before you close that deal. GL!