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      11-03-2012, 10:33 AM   #11
First Lieutenant

Drives: 08 E90 M3
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: NYC

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Originally Posted by mkiv808 View Post
So question, I have 36k miles currently. My maintenance is up in January and I'll probably hit 40k by then. My brakes are in pretty good shape. If I track the car and wear them down, will they replace them? Is it really done "as needed"?
What does the car computer say? Unlikely to be replaced if it has life left in it, as BMW inspects the pads at random that are replaced.

Even after 3 track days, and 33k miles, my pads still had a lot of life left in them.

08 E90 M3 Interlagos Blue
99 E36 M3 Cosmos, #2--Sold
99 E36 M3 Cosmos, #1--Sold