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      11-25-2008, 04:06 AM   #36
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Originally Posted by valeram View Post
This was discussed and pounded for several times. The OEM with less piston is better than the G35 Brembo brakes, as tested. It is not the number of pistons but the cooling efficiency and the brake pads.
Originally Posted by ase2dais View Post
Dont be blinded by the Bling-Bling of Brembo. the stock brake does a fine job on the tracks of Performance Center, plus it incorporates the BMW brake wiping technology.

Im sure if you change those with Brembos it throws that technology out the door. Anyone?

I don't think anyone is complainin about the rotor size. I do think it's about time BMW went to a fixed caliper in the M cars. It's just wrong to have a sliding caliper in a $65k car, even if it works just fine.
Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."