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Old 04-24-2007, 12:56 AM
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red brake calipers...

i like the look of the red brembos but i can't see paying $7-8K for the full big brake set. is there some sort of cheaper solution? i've looked around and haven't found one...i'm really just looking for cosmetic reasons - not performance.
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Old 04-24-2007, 02:07 AM
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search ebay for brembo covers... u can get plastic covers that just go over ur callipers..the more u pay the more realistic they get with metal screws, bleed nipples etc etc
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Old 04-24-2007, 05:02 AM
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Or get some caliper paint and DIY if you just want the contrast of the color.
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Old 04-24-2007, 06:50 AM
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Wow those covers are a really cheap way of getting that look. Damn I guess I gotta go order some now. They had a small/med/large size, which size do you think would go on the 745?
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Old 04-24-2007, 08:42 AM
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looks cool to me!
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Old 04-24-2007, 10:35 AM
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i think i'd probably go the paint route before getting plastic/fiberglass covers...
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Old 04-24-2007, 10:56 AM
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I think im about to order those covers right now. Thats crazy how they can sell them, they ever say brembo right on there.
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I think im about to order those covers right now. Thats crazy how they can sell them, they ever say brembo right on there.
somone has to post pictures of this on the 7! haahha crazy i never knew this existed.
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Old 04-25-2007, 09:18 AM
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I think I have seen some ads in the past in BMW magazines of the red Willwood brakes - looked exaclty like Brembos.
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Old 04-25-2007, 09:37 AM
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i think i'd probably go the paint route before getting plastic/fiberglass covers...
id rather do the covers...that way you can easily take the car back to stock. Pair those covers with some drilled rotors and you're sure to get some looks.
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Old 04-25-2007, 11:32 AM
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Thats what I was thinking also.
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Old 04-26-2007, 01:00 AM
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If u guys all start bidding on ebay now and pushing the prices up I aint gonna be happy!! Knew i shoulda kept my mouth shut!!!
On a serious note though just make sure u actually see a picture of the ones they are selling not just a generic brembo picture as the quality changes ALOT and some just look really really sh1te!! (make sure u get the right ones for front and back or ur goin to look really stupid if u run the backs up front and vice verser!!) Apart from that with good rotors they look the buisness!!
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If u guys all start bidding on ebay now and pushing the prices up I aint gonna be happy!! Knew i shoulda kept my mouth shut!!!
On a serious note though just make sure u actually see a picture of the ones they are selling not just a generic brembo picture as the quality changes ALOT and some just look really really sh1te!! (make sure u get the right ones for front and back or ur goin to look really stupid if u run the backs up front and vice verser!!) Apart from that with good rotors they look the buisness!!
where can we get cross drilled rotors for the 7 series?
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Old 04-26-2007, 10:53 AM
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where can we get cross drilled rotors for the 7 series?
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