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    GSFCP do Brembo MAXX discs for circa £80 p/pair. I haven't tried this variant of Brembo yet, but their standard discs have been trouble free when I have used them in the past.

    As for pads, as mentioned, DS2500 are the only ones you need concern yourself with. They ARE expensive for pads, but they WORK!! and fit exactly spot on for each application, so no manufcaturing quality issues!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronnie View Post
    Jurid are good and are OE spec, Zimmerman seem to get a mixed reaction to be honest. ATE are good and IIRC Euros or GSF do them
    GSFCP do; Brembo discs and Textar & Pagid, Bendix (IIRC) pads

    Eurocarparts do: ATE discs & pads, Textar pads, Jurid pads and 1 other one I think.

    Both do cheap rubbish which you need not concern yourselves with as well

    FWIW, I have had the ATE power discs and ATE pads on my 328i for nearly 4 years now. They still have decent service life left and have performed extremely well under fast/brisk road conditions. Can't believe the servic e life I'm getting from them and all in the front set was circa £90! (This is not wheelspinning and locking up between lights, but driving normally in traffic and just scrubbing of speed hard and fast when travelling at XXX mph and needing to scrub speed for approaching corners or slip roads).
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackmagic View Post
    Hey guys

    Went to have my wheels aligned the other day and the mechanic says I need new discs and pads. He wants 400 to do the lot (ha).

    I was just wondering.....which are the best pads and discs to fit (obviously aftermarket ones which perhaps are grooved/drilled etc)...

    So I can do them myself!

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    Same thing happened to me, saw you are in Surrey. did you go to RSR as was told that I did not need the discs just pad when i went to BMW?
     
     

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    Been trawling the websites for the best prices on decent quality items and have been offered a full set of discs and pads front and rear for £212 including delivery (which is never cheap with items that weigh this much).
    Discs are made by Bilstein FEBI and the pads are Mintex
    Anyone used these discs ?
    I stupidly thought they only made shocks but from the website they makes lots more!!
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    anyone had 'ate' discs or the power version?
     
     

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    hi, im needing new brake discs and pads, is it worth changing the handbrake shoes while im at it? i dont have any issues with my handbrake tho. just wondering
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    Quote Originally Posted by shire loyal View Post
    hi, im needing new brake discs and pads, is it worth changing the handbrake shoes while im at it? i dont have any issues with my handbrake tho. just wondering
    I would

    Only because even if they are fine you know everything is tip top back there and as long as you keep up on the handbrake shoe adjustment they will serve you well. Plus old shoes won't bed in nicely with the new drums

    Otherwise check for cracks in the shoe lining and how badly they are worn.
     
     

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    being a complete newby i need to confirm lol. i have a 325ci e46 will it have drums behind the disks on rear axle? il be putting it into the mechanics tho i feel secure doing some stuff, services etc, i like my anchors working lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shire loyal View Post
    being a complete newby i need to confirm lol. i have a 325ci e46 will it have drums behind the disks on rear axle? il be putting it into the mechanics tho i feel secure doing some stuff, services etc, i like my anchors working lol.
    My bad, I should have been a bit more descriptive, the drums are built inside the discs on your car, the rear pads do the braking, the shoes do the handbrake.
     
     

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    Sorry it might be a little late in the thread but I am a huge fan of the Ferodo DS2500 brake pads.

    Also personally hate EBC....

    Just my 2ps
    1st> 2004 Seat Ibiza 1.2
    2nd> 2005 Seat Ibiza 1.9TDI FR
    3rd> 1991 VW Polo Coupe 1.3
    4th> 1990 Honda CRX Del Sol
    5th> 1998 BMW E36 328
    6th> 2003 BMW E46 M3
     
     

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