Originally Posted by aus
Do you only use the Ti backing plate when the pads have worn down to 50%?
For the OP, another consideration would be to add some ducts to the wheel well.
Nope, I use them all the time. For sliding calipers, at least one company makes them with slots so that they will slide on around the spring clip for the inside pad.
2011.5 M3 sedan 6MT, Silverstone, slicktop, loaded
2001 M5 LeMans Blue/Silverstone
2006 330i 6MT Red/black, ZSP, Nav, etc
2007 328i wagon Silver/gray