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Old 02-12-2009, 06:56 PM
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Anyone have any brake shims??

Front/ Rear needed in order to get my car registered.. The inspection station I took it to for a brake/ light inspection won't pass me because I am lacking them; arguing that they are only intended to reduce noise not safety got me no where.

I am extremely furious at the moment, but if anyone has a couple pad shims they can part with I'd be extremely grateful ~

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Old 02-13-2009, 06:35 AM
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Are you sure your car came with shims? All cars do nor have them and I can find nothing on line that says it is supposed to. My Chevy or Handa (one of the two) had them but not my 525i. Not sure what year car you have. Look up the brakes on realOEM.com http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...43&hg=34&fg=05

That pic on the first link represents a 1990 E34. The below link represents a 1994 E34

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...43&hg=34&fg=05

No shims for either.
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Old 02-13-2009, 02:19 PM
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Grrr, I'mma start a fire at this mechanic's shop... Be back to update when I get outta jail... hahah
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Old 02-13-2009, 03:28 PM
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Go to a different shop which has some familiarity with BMW so you don have to go to jail. No shims on mine either.
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:53 PM
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Paid nearly 100.00 to get it inspected already... If it doesn't pass today after I talk to him, I'll take it elsewhere and file a police report.
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:55 PM
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i really can't stand the cali rules on cars..
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Old 02-13-2009, 05:00 PM
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Neither can I, but ya just can't beat the weather... Cept right now it's ppouuuurinnggg!!!

I can't stand the UK's strict cycle laws, lol... Then again I'm old enough to have a full size engine'd bike there now (they have the power output limitations for young riders out there)
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Old 02-15-2009, 01:53 PM
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Well, after about 20 mins of back and forth I got the certification.. Thanks for the OEM schematic CarDriver~
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Old 02-15-2009, 03:26 PM
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i have no idea about the engine rules here...i got here in august.i am in USAF currently serving in UK.i'll be here for 3 years then i am done with UK.
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Old 02-15-2009, 05:08 PM
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Well, after about 20 mins of back and forth I got the certification.. Thanks for the OEM schematic CarDriver~
You got it Man! Glad I was able to help...
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Old 02-15-2009, 11:41 PM
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i have no idea about the engine rules here...i got here in august.i am in USAF currently serving in UK.i'll be here for 3 years then i am done with UK.
Yeah they don't want lil boys on big engine bikes out there, they have laws limiting the power young riders can have... Cool deal get home soon~
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Old 02-18-2009, 09:59 AM
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Glad you got that sorted. Who are the these morons?
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:27 PM
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Best Auto of Santa Ana. All I gotta say..
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