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      03-05-2009, 09:34 AM   #1
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Dinan Brake vs Brembo

whats the difference between the 2? do they perform the same? Dinan says their brake system is as same as the brembo GT.
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      03-05-2009, 10:02 AM   #2
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I believe the difference is in Dinan points.
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      03-05-2009, 10:24 AM   #3
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they are pretty much the same price, should i go for Dinan or pure Brembo?
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      03-05-2009, 01:12 PM   #4
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Last time I talked to the Dinan rep at Bimmerfest, he said they make it a little more BMW specific by adding a provision for the brake pad sensor. That might be the only change they make...
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I was at a Dinan sponsored event recently and Steve Dinan words were - exactly the same just say Dinan on them. He wanted to offer his customers a BBK and Brembo was the best partner.

As Sticky stated, you get points too if your going for the Dinan badge.
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      03-05-2009, 05:30 PM   #6
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Just look at each caliper with the emblem "Dinan" vs "Brembo", you would be crazy not to go with brembo.
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my M3 is AW, red caliper or yellow? which color has better heat resistance. personally i like yellow, coz not many caliper with that color.
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With AW i dont think you can go wrong...personally i have always liked the Red. I say if you like yellow go for it!
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Get the Brembos.
Red is easier to maintain.
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      03-05-2009, 05:53 PM   #10
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Yellow
May fool some into thinking you have ceramic brakes (a la Porsche)
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so the next thing, i gonna make sure my stock 19' wheel can create enough space or not for that huge sexy caliper, otherwise, i have to order some rims. but i like stock 19' maybe a spacer for safe, but i dont like spacer.
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I was told it's just the badge as well no difference. I'd rock the Brembo myself.
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      03-05-2009, 06:24 PM   #13
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Yellow
May fool some into thinking you have ceramic brakes (a la Porsche)
^ exactly why you shouldn't get yellow. I have red on my SS II and it looks great. Have you seen the Orange ones on BMW M Mexicos AW M3? They look sharp but they are the VRS ones with the little CF piece on them.
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golden color sounds pretty good too !
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      03-05-2009, 08:49 PM   #15
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It's a perfect git with OEM 19's.
We debuted that kit at Bimmerfest last year with that exact wheel combo.

My vote is for the RED calipers on an Alpine White car!!



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so the next thing, i gonna make sure my stock 19' wheel can create enough space or not for that huge sexy caliper, otherwise, i have to order some rims. but i like stock 19' maybe a spacer for safe, but i dont like spacer.
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woot thats a good news to know the stock 19' can fit!
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      03-06-2009, 12:21 AM   #17
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brembo is more widely known and looks better
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It's a perfect git with OEM 19's.
We debuted that kit at Bimmerfest last year with that exact wheel combo.

My vote is for the RED calipers on an Alpine White car!!
When can we expect to see the 365 front rotor?
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365 front rotor is a good idea to fit under many other rims, but 380 is just too nice.
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