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    Hi to all,i'm new to the forum and need some advice on upgrading my callipers and discs,ideally looking at 330ci units,would these fit the 318ci hubs? any help would be great,thanks again!
     
     

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    I've heard of the 330ci units being used on the E36's as an upgrade so it can be done.

    I imagine it will just be a case of using the complete hub, discs and callipers

    When I upgraded my 1992 E36 318is brakes to M3 ones I had to replace the front struts too as the holes on the hubs of the M3 were slightly offset. This caused the front wheels to be directed much closer to the front bumper.

    Once my H&R coilover kit (M3 spec) had been fitted the wheels moved back to the original position
     
     

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    A20RYM,thanks for the advice,will try the callipers first then the hubs,while i,m here you wouldnt happen to know if you can retro fit climate control as i only have the standard air con at the moment,thanks again,regards Robbie!
     
     

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    i would have thought you'd need the carriers too
     
     

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    330 disc size is 325mm.,..fair bit bigger than your existing 286mm discs.
    you will need the caliper carriers to move your caliper out enough to clear these discs.
    and you will need larger wheels as well...17's may clear the caliper,but 18's deffo will
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    hadnt thought of that,thanks!
     
     

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    yeah, 17 is the smallest you can go
     
     

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    thats great thanks,have got a set of 18s and want the bigger disks n pads to go with them,i,m intending to go for a larger 6 cylinder at a later date and thought of starting with the asthetics first,any info is welcome as i'm a bit of a bm virgin lol
     
     

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