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Old 10-09-2012, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Oceans10 View Post
How can I fit a 348mm rotor on an E61? Are there calipers available to fit?
If the caliper on E61 is the same as E60 then I think you are good to go; but I wonder if the E61 is XI thus have CV joint which makes the whole suspension to be different compare to non-XI (your sedan for example).

I agree with you ceramic in general is less grabby.
BTW when discussing pads please states the type not just brand. Hawk makes ceramic but the one that midle-road is HPS (from what I heard from people), less dust; some says as much as 50% less dust than OEM and about the same or 20% more braking to boot. Yes Akebono ceramic that I have on my X5 virtually dust free but a bit spongy and you need more effort pushing the pedal.

All due respect to John@EAS, I bought depo for my X5 from EAS.... but TireRack website most helpful determining which pads may suit your need, they have indicator on:
dust, noise and performance; dust always mutual exclusive vs performance.
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