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      02-13-2012, 10:20 PM   #1
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E90 Brake life?

I started looking into E90's and found a really nice 2011 Comp Package sedan with just under 20k. The only thing is the car is already on it's third set of rotors/pads. That seems pretty excessive even for a car that most likely saw track time. What kind of mileage do you guys who occasionally do track days see?
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My wife drives an E90 M3 with the competition package. We've put 15K easy miles on the car and I have a tough time believing that the car you're talking about wasn't abused...

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On the track, race pads will last between 600 to 1500 miles ( 5 to 10 track days). Stock pads could only last a couple of days if you push them hard (maybe only 200miles), but they would be fading the whole time....
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On the track, race pads will last between 600 to 1500 miles ( 5 to 10 track days). Stock pads could only last a couple of days if you push them hard (maybe only 200miles), but they would be fading the whole time....

Pads ( $200 - 350 a pair) and rotors ($ 600 for front set) are easy to replace as wear items.
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31k here, still on the original pads, street driving only. That car was tracked, not that there's anything wrong with that.
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44k on original pad and rotor. idrive tells me i still have 8k for the rear, 10k for the front. pretty amazing. i just commute. haven't track or autocross.
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