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      06-02-2008, 12:38 PM   #54
GregW / Oregon

Drives: 2015 M4 Coupe, 2012 ML350
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Location: Lake Oswego, OR

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Originally Posted by icemang17 View Post
Pretty much the only "performance" part on the M3 I am worried about is the brakes....sure 14" rotors sound good....but single piston brakes....come on thats 20 year old Porsche has 12" 4 piston brembos at EVERY corner...& that thing STOPS...never faded them at the track, even with worn pads!
The number of pistons has no bearing on fade resistance. Pad material and cooling are more important, along with the rotor size. Most tests say the brakes on the E92 are pretty good. Not Porsche quality, but fine unless you track a lot.

Greg Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
2015 M4 Coupe - Silverstone/Sakhir/CF
2012 ML350