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  1. 2000 E46 330Ci: Which is the Best Brake Discs/Pads Set Up 
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    My front discs are shot, and my back brakes need new pads.

    I want to get some replacement uprated discs and/or pads.

    Which do you guys recommend?

    Thanks.
     
     

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    Brembo seems to be popular.

    As for styles, I think discs - Vented, drilled and grooved are the best style.
    Pads - Greenstuff is meant to be pretty good.

    Sorry for the basic answer, but I hope it helps.
     
     

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    I have these on my- http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html...ID=34110431905

    floating discs the best i ever used.

    black diamond (UK brand) very good too and good price
    http://www.blackdiamondbrakesonline.co.uk/

    green stuff pads are good, i am using black diamond Predators at this moment
    very good performance but a litle audible sometimes.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZXraziel View Post
    I have these on my- http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html...ID=34110431905

    black diamond (UK brand) very good too and good price
    http://www.blackdiamondbrakesonline.co.uk/

    green stuff pads are good, i am using black diamond Predators at this moment
    very good performance but a litle audible sometimes.
    audible how??
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrLamper View Post
    audible how??
    squeke when cold (just a litle bit)
    only done around 50 miles with them so far , it need to setle i think.
     
     

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    Ah, yeah. New brakes need roughly 400miles of sensible driving to be 'bed in'.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrLamper View Post
    Ah, yeah. New brakes need roughly 400miles of sensible driving to be 'bed in'.
    Sensible ? oh holy ....... i think i got this one wrong ooops.
     
     

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    by sensible I just mean no harsh braking for the first few hundred miles.

    i.e. Don't get up to a hundred and slam on the brakes.

    If done excessively too early, it can basically warp the discs, and result in the need for new ones much faster than really necessary!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZXraziel View Post
    squeke when cold (just a litle bit)
    only done around 50 miles with them so far , it need to setle i think.
    Are they still Squeking?, if they are try applying a little copper slip behind the brake pads, this should help eliminate the noise .
     
     

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    I had crossed drilled and green stuff pads work really well WHEN WARM or HOT crap on cold brakes the amount of times I almost drove into the back of people..

    the other thing to note is they do make a noise when braking is really hard to explain but perfectly normal, however off putting to start..
     
     

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