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      11-08-2009, 04:49 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by JuniorM3 View Post
Standard parts?....
Race pads and brake cooling installed + SRF Oil!

The LF pads are still fine they have 4mm on 'em.
So i didn't use up all of my brake lining...

On any other High performance car like the Merc or the Audi you get 6 Piston calipers. And some cool air in the wheel arch. Then they don't fail!

Don't act like the BMW M3 brakes are just fine and perform well!

The failing brakes on the M3 ARE 'widely reported all over the world'!
Almost every car show or magazine that tests the new M3 talks about the fading.

You abused the stock braking system past the point of no return.

Oh, and by the way...'cool air into the wheel arches' wouldn't have helped you in this situation...

Unless you direct that cool air into the center of the brake rotor disc (via backing plates), it won't cool the rotor down to prevent overheating.

BTW: You actually spent time making improvements...and you didn't upgrade the softer OE rubber brake lines with Sainless Steel units?

The 'problem' as I see the person sitting in the drivers seat.
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