2003 E46 325ci what to use to remove old pad residue/clean up brake discs???

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  1. 2003 E46 325ci what to use to remove old pad residue/clean up brake discs??? 
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    When i get the new brake pads i read that its advised to remove old brake pad residue and the thin transparent layer thats on the disc left behind from the old pads.

    Apparently its only done when you change brand because of the different compound used.

    What should be used to do this?? I was thinking like a angle grinder with a wire brush to clean it all up including the rust off the calipers??

    whats recommended??

    thanks people.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by schooner325ci View Post
    I was thinking like a angle grinder with a wire brush to clean it all up
    No no no, don't just get an angle grinder on a brake disc. You'll screw the disc up good and proper !

    Just use brake cleaner !
     

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    2003 e46 325ci. Brake pad failure. advice needed one thread for this please mate
     

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