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    I really don't know what to go for...

    I've heard people saying drilled discs are susceptible to cracking? (surely not...?!)

    I've also heard people saying grooved discs suffer from judder and no smoothness to the braking?

    Whatever I get they'll be coupled with red stuff pads.. what's peoples opinions?

    I'll probably be getting Pagid discs, and the ones I'd previously been looking at from CRN were drilled and grooved... not so sure now though!
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    I'm also curious about this, but only because I have a set of EBC turbo drilled and grooved discs and redstuff pads under my desk ready to go onto Immo!

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    I would go OEM on discs and pads they will be vented which is all you need. If you want after market zimmerman discs and ferrodo pads are pretty good.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    I really don't know what to go for...

    I've heard people saying drilled discs are susceptible to cracking? (surely not...?!)

    I've also heard people saying grooved discs suffer from judder and no smoothness to the braking?

    Whatever I get they'll be coupled with red stuff pads.. what's peoples opinions?

    I'll probably be getting Pagid discs, and the ones I'd previously been looking at from CRN were drilled and grooved... not so sure now though!
    I got grooved and dimpled discs all round from CRN Products here on the website. They were actually cheaper than the OEM ones but I have noticed they stop better than the OEM ones. (They also look better through the wheels too but thats just me)
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    dimpled and grooved discs are fine but drilled do normally crack
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by JAJ View Post
    dimpled and grooved discs are fine but drilled do normally crack
    Yeah I was advised that too by CRN Products
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    I've got drilled and grooved front and rear with mintex pads. Had them a year with no problems. They also make a super hissing noise whilst braking!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Disco Stu View Post
    I've got drilled and grooved front and rear with mintex pads. Had them a year with no problems. They also make a super hissing noise whilst braking!
    Mine do that too....cool aint it???
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    if you do go for an upgrade consider these mike
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    I'm pretty sure I got mine from these guys.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-DRILLE...item439555e57e
     
     

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