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    Morning peeps,

    Was tinkering with the idea of upgrading my front brake setup for bigger brakes as they look much better and should stop the car better too. Now I was wondering what i'll need. I did a bigger brake conversion on my old astra and all I did was replace the caliper brackets, calipers, discs and pads from a astra turbo. All this was piece of cake to do and i was wondering if the same parts are needed to do the same of my 325.

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    if all goes well could I use the parts from any 330? ie coupe/saloon/diesel?
     
     

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    you can use the 330 set up but you'll need a minimum of a 17 inch wheel to clear the caliper.
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Thats ok as my cars fitted with 18" MV1's. Wheres the best place to get hold of the complete brakes? ebay or breakers?
     
     

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    you could try quarry breakers...they have a forum on here, just a bit lower than this one
    ebay is a possibility assuming someone is breaking a 330
    what i've felt,what i've known
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    So am I right in thinking that all thats required is calipers, brackets, diiscs and pads?

    I'm off work for 2 weeks now so fancied treating my bimmer :-)
     
     

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    i cant think of anything else you might need.
    you could try CRN or bremsen (both have sub forums on here) for new discs and pads.
    i run ebc redstuff pads and cant fault them...hardly any brake dust either, so keeping your wheels clean is easier...touch
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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