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    right, as i wanna do some track days with her i wanna make sure the brakes can cope...
    ordered some koni coilovers the other day so will have them fitted within the month hopefully, oh by the way, is any one else running koni coilovers? and are they any good? was planning on having it as low and as hard as possible lol (may wear thin after a while)

    so after researching brake upgrades... there are naff all big brake kits available for the E46 compact. and all the ones that are, are like 3k! mental!

    would M3 brakes fit? and would they be alot better?

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    I think you may be better finding out the difference in 330 discs compared to M3

    Personally I think this would be a better route

    Big brake conversions have never turned me on to be honest Not unless the car is pushing huge power
     
     

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    Have you considered getting better discs and pads rather than going larger? Also braided brake hoses?
     
     

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    urm... not sure really.
    whar would you suggest? i mean i dont want to go ballistic with price
    like £700?
     
     

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    would these be any good? with yellow stuff pads? and would they fit?

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/E46-330i-330d-...1%7C240%3A1318
     
     

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    When I had my Impreza, I used the EBC Redstuff, with slotted discs and Goddridge hoses which was a good combination but quite noisey. The Yellow stuff may be too harsh for road use as I think they are more of a race compound?
    All the Scooby lads use Ferodo DS2500's and I've never heard one complaint about them and one of my customers at work uses them in the rally cars he preps
     
     

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    Ferodo DS2500's are meant to be really good like mentioned, you could get some Brembo discs or EBC http://www.larkspeed.com/index.pl?p=24040031&a=i

    http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pag...rontbrakediscs
     
     

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    I use the EBC grooved discs and Greenstuff pads all around and I rate them tremendously but that may be because I've not experienced ferodo
     
     

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