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      05-11-2007, 08:46 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by sg335 View Post
Please clarify your comment about BBK's "adding weight". BBK's calipers and rotors weigh less than stock counterparts and reduce the unsprung weight of the car, all which benefit handling. The E36 brakes were very good for track work with race pads and euro floating rotors and served me well for many years without upgrading to a BBK on this car. Then again, my car weighed 2,800 lbs.
Of course lighter weight benefits handling.

Bigger rotors and calipers weigh more than smaller rotors and calipers.

Please provide support for your assertion that a BBK weighs less than the stock setup.