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      07-12-2012, 04:36 AM   #1
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StopTech ST-60 Calipers With Stock Discs

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Just wanted to ask the questions of whether, the stoptech st-60 6 pot calipers would fit onto standard m3 discs? if so would anybody advise against it?

I dont track the car, just road. Stock brakes are good but wanted a little something more without spending £££ on BBK.

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Different sweep area so it likely won't be plug and play.
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Different sweep area so it likely won't be plug and play.
In your opinion, do you think its worth the retrofit, trying to make it fit?
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In your opinion, do you think its worth the retrofit, trying to make it fit?
No. The stock rotors are not thick enough.
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No. The stock rotors are not thick enough.
ok thanks, what are the contents of stoptech bbk kit? Calipers, brake lines and discs?

Could i get the discs and calipers and run the stock brake lines, i think it would be cheaper than the bbk kit as a whole?
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ok thanks, what are the contents of stoptech bbk kit? Calipers, brake lines and discs?

Could i get the discs and calipers and run the stock brake lines, i think it would be cheaper than the bbk kit as a whole?
The brake lines are probably the least expensive part of the kit, by far. And I wouldn't skimp on any part of it. The BBK is engineered as a system. When you consider that a pair of replacement StopTech rotors are $800+, the overall cost of the kit starts to make sense.
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ok thanks, what are the contents of stoptech bbk kit? Calipers, brake lines and discs?

Could i get the discs and calipers and run the stock brake lines, i think it would be cheaper than the bbk kit as a whole?
Not sure I understand your logic here. The brake lines are less than $200 of the entire 4 wheel kit.

The factory brake lines are one of the most important things to replace.
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so basically once you've puchased the discs and calipers, you've pretty much spent the same as a bbk?
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so basically once you've puchased the discs and calipers, you've pretty much spent the same as a bbk?
Yeah man, the lines are a couple hundred. The calipers and discs are big money.
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Yeah man, the lines are a couple hundred. The calipers and discs are big money.
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If anything, change the rotors and not the calipers. The M3 doesn't have a problem stopping, the problem is with keeping the brakes from overheating.

My order:

1. Buy brake cooling duct, if you're not happy...
2. Change pads/fluid, if you're still not happy...
3. Buy BBK
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