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    Hey guys sorry if this has already been asked but if you have 15" whels and wish to upgrade your brakes what's the best route? Front end set up is a E36 325 with gaz coilovers, I have a set of goodrich braided hoses already but wondered if anything else can be done without changing the wheel size to keep things looking standard
     
     

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    Afraid that if you want bigger brakes you have to get bigger wheels to accomodate the size of the calipers...you may get better performance by putting on better brake pads and as you say goodridge hoses and some decent DOT4 brake fluid
     
     

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    Best braking would probably be M3 brakes.......minimum 17 inch wheels though (standard E36 m3 size)
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amos View Post
    Best braking would probably be M3 brakes.......minimum 17 inch wheels though (standard E36 m3 size)
    As said previously with M3 brakes you need to change the hubs etc...too
     
     

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    one small upgrade you might manage is to fit e46 328 brake discs, and use the e46 caliper carrier.
    The original e36 caliper is used, but on the e46 caliper carrier as the disc is a fraction bigger.
    I can't be sure it'll fit, but it just might work.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheEnd View Post
    one small upgrade you might manage is to fit e46 328 brake discs, and use the e46 caliper carrier.
    The original e36 caliper is used, but on the e46 caliper carrier as the disc is a fraction bigger.
    I can't be sure it'll fit, but it just might work.
    I don't think it'll fit 15" wheels - that's why the E36 325 and 328 stick to 286mm discs.

    The E46 328 uses 300mm discs - I haven't tried it myself, but I don't think you'll fit wheels under 16" over them. Maybe someone with an E46 can try it for you?
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