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4879Re: [bmw e28] Ceramic Brakes?

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  • Ron Kall
    Dec 14, 2006
      I think to use anything other than OEM pads is
      really bad, will warp the rotors, and just not worth
      a few extra miles, and will not stop as well. My second
      set of pads on my 528e were installed by BMW of Riverside
      as the "harder" pads, less dust and more miles. They warped
      my rotors and braking performance suffered. BMW pads and
      rotors are a deal, but Balo makes a great rotor coupled with
      the BMW factory pads, you can do a brake job yourself, new
      pads, new rotors, and new sensor for just over $275.00 for
      both axles, the entire job. I think anything else is questionable
      in terms of trade-off.

      Ron Kall
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730


      1986 528e
      1985 535i

      ----- Original Message ----
      From: KK P <bigdogsfman@...>
      To: bmwe28@...
      Sent: Saturday, December 9, 2006 7:03:58 PM
      Subject: [bmw e28] Ceramic Brakes?













      Hello Group,

      Has anyone installed ceramic brakes on these cars?

      I go through a lot of pads on the hills of San

      Francisco.

      Thank you,

      Keith

      '84 533i



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