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    I want to change my pads, discs and brake fluid. Should I go for brembo or stick with cheaper option ? My car is e92 320i
     
     

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    how much can you get the drembo set up for?
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    I'm more than happy with the pagid stuff I got from ecp

    And be aware alot of fake Brembo stuff doing the rounds on Ebay
     
     

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    EBC is always a good set up Red or Yellow Stuff Pads and EBC Turbo Grooved Disc's as that is what I am going for next...


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    Thanks for all repllys. I can get genuine brembo in good price, will update how they are in january.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil318is View Post
    EBC is always a good set up Red or Yellow Stuff Pads and EBC Turbo Grooved Disc's as that is what I am going for next...
    I agree. Although I would get green stuff pads if you are not going to track race. I had red stuff on my m3 and found they are not very good in less they are kept hot. When they are used hard they wore down very quick.
     
     

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    i've had ebc redstuff pads with turbogroove discs, changed to brembo discs and textar pads. fronts only mind..

    people say i'm hard on brakes and i very rarely get out braked by anyone but haven't been on track with any of my cars.

    ebc have very poor response when cold, long soft pedal, locked the rears a few times which really pi**ed me off and made me change them in the end. they are good when warmed up but unless you're hammering down a twisty b-road and can keep the temperature up they aren't suited to road use.

    the brembo/textar have excellent initial response and feel. they can take a fair bit of punishment without fading. i like them a lot, think i'll try brembo pads next time, twice the price of textar though.
     
     

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    EBC brakes are not the best in the world, cheap for a reason!

    Green stuff are OK when cold but any amount of heat in them and they crap their pants! Red stuff as above, shite when cold and do actaully work when hot but they need to be HOT. Yellow stuff is even worse unless you have a car that is over 2 tonne and it can keep a bit of heat in the brakes.

    The EBC grooved discs are actaully not bad!

    With regards to pads, out of all that I have tried it has to be either Ferodo DS2500 or Tarox Strada pads, work well when cold and fantastic when hot!

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    I've always found Yellows are very good under heavy/track conditions which is what they are designed for. I use them on my car and they're what we run on the saloon race cars at Castle Combe. People get all excited and throw track based pads on their road cars y0 and expect to be able to stop instantly, completely oblivious and then give them bad reveiws.

    A popular combo on many makes and models of cars seems to be Brembo discs and the Ferodo DS2500 pads as mentioned above

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