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      05-29-2009, 12:22 PM   #23
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Are you running the Sport 380m kit?
yea i have the stop-tech 380s up front...

i wish my caliper looked like that tho.
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      05-29-2009, 12:29 PM   #24
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yea i have the stop-tech 380s up front...

i wish my caliper looked like that tho.
are you running stock calipers in the back? if so, how's the bias affected? thanks.

i was told the trophy front calipers are about 2 lbs lighter than the sport calipers...
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No, not really. You can find photos of the street BBK anywhere, just compare the two.

The Trophy system was designed with racing and performance in mind, not looks.
No kidding.... Just so happens I like the look of the Trophy system better.
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      05-30-2009, 07:35 PM   #26
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No kidding.... Just so happens I like the look of the Trophy system better.
They are start to grow on me as well.

Just installed these on our project 335i as well. I was at the Star's Burgers meet to show them off today! Tomorrow, I'll be at Auto Club Raceway at the BMWCCA HPDE and Club Raceday on Sunday from noon until 3pm.
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      05-31-2009, 02:33 AM   #27
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are you running stock calipers in the back? if so, how's the bias affected? thanks.

i was told the trophy front calipers are about 2 lbs lighter than the sport calipers...
naw. i have the 355 4pot on the rear.
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      06-09-2009, 10:42 AM   #28
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When you are ready for the upgrade please let us know.
i dont see that much of an upgrade.....

looks is the biggest difference...
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      06-09-2009, 11:27 AM   #29
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i dont see that much of an upgrade.....

looks is the biggest difference...
If you are not tracking your car, you may not need the brake performance the Trophy can offer.
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      06-10-2009, 12:00 AM   #30
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If you are not tracking your car, you may not need the brake performance the Trophy can offer.

the stoptech kit i have on the car right now does just fine on the track.
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      06-15-2009, 01:56 AM   #31
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I think one of my friends just got the same set from Rennspec - he noticed a huge difference
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how much is such a system?
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      09-11-2009, 07:16 PM   #33
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I think one of my friends just got the same set from Rennspec - he noticed a huge difference
Excellent!

What was the brake system he was running before?
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      09-19-2009, 12:07 PM   #34
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Do the rotors rust after sitting for long periods? I had StopTech on my last car and loved the pedal feel and stopping power but, after sitting they'd always rust which, comes off once you drive but, the residue then goes on the wheels and, the parts where the pad doest make contact stay rusted.

So, do they rust and, is there a reason they can't make them not rust?
ALL rotors do this!!! Stock, Aftermarket....ALL!!! You have metal rotors getting grinded against Metal pads = corrosion! Brake pad material will either minimize or increase this.
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Any more feedback on this kit?
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I like it
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      02-10-2011, 11:35 PM   #37
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Any more feedback on this kit?
There has to be more people running the Stoptech Trophy system here on the forums.
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ALL rotors do this!!! Stock, Aftermarket....ALL!!! You have metal rotors getting grinded against Metal pads = corrosion! Brake pad material will either minimize or increase this.
$15,000 rotors don't rust.

As for the looks, the standard StopTech's look a LOT better on the car than when just looking at them in the box.
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$15,000 rotors don't rust.

As for the looks, the standard StopTech's look a LOT better on the car than when just looking at them in the box.
The Trophy Sports keep their good looks for a lot longer than the standard kit with less fading on the finish when exposed to high heat.
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Unique to the Trophy Brake Systems is
full-floating mounting hardware, which eliminates pad knock-back
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Harold, can you elaborate on this quote from your 1st post? I had my standard stoptech's out on track last week and experienced significant knockback. What is the full floating hardware that is unique to the trophies & can you post some pictures of it?
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Harold, can you elaborate on this quote from your 1st post? I had my standard stoptech's out on track last week and experienced significant knockback. What is the full floating hardware that is unique to the trophies & can you post some pictures of it?
That is best explained here:

http://www.stoptech.com/technical-su.../pad-knockback

Anyone need a set of BMW M3 GTS Orange Trophy Sport Calipers for Xmas?
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That is best explained here:

http://www.stoptech.com/technical-su.../pad-knockback

Anyone need a set of BMW M3 GTS Orange Trophy Sport Calipers for Xmas?
holy crap those look nice!!!
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If you are not tracking your car, you may not need the brake performance the Trophy can offer.
if thats leh keen he needs as much brake as he can get.
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