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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 04-17-2012, 10:02 AM
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And you used brake grease on all the pads contact points?

edit, you made sure to to apply the grease on ALL the contact points not just the back plate of the pad?
Correct I did
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:03 AM
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Maybe u have bad wheel bearings. The rotor is attached to one side and the caliper the other. So if the bearing is loose and the wheel wobbles because os it the rotor will therefore slap around inside the caliper. The larger wheel my have increased this as there is less rubber to mush to road variations.

Well thats what my dad thinks the thing I dont understand is why would it stay quiet after one hard brake then?
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