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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 12-12-2013, 08:24 PM
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Question stage one brake advice

It's me again, needing more advice.
my brake lining and anti-lock lights are both on, and I obviously need to fix my brakes so i dont die.
My current brakes still work, but are just sketchy sometimes. Im wanting to upgrade to stage one brakes because of my driving style. I know you cant toss stage one brake pads on oem rotors, because the rotors would grind to bits.
If i have to just get nicer OEM replacements thats okay, but id prefer stage one if i can afford it. my budgets gonna be about 300$, so on that note, which brand/package do you guys suggest?
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Old 12-12-2013, 08:25 PM
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oh and i'll bring my baby to the dealership within the next couple days to get my anti lock light looked read and interpreted. since no one else seems to have an OBD1 -.-
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:29 AM
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brembo blanks with ceramic pads. thats a good baseline for mountain roads and some track days and you can turn the rotors unlike cross drilled and slotted rotor so you get longer life
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Old 12-15-2013, 01:12 PM
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You ever asked how much it costs to turn rotors ,it's about the same as new Brembos .If you know someone with a brake lathe it's not a bad idea or you know somewhere that will do them cheap but most shops charge 1/2 hour per rotor so $25 to $50 depending on where you take them.Your brake lining light is on because the sensor is either touching because your brakes are worn out or because the sensor went bad .The abs light is on because your brakes are worn out and the fluid level is low.Or your abs senor went bad but since you said your brakes were bad then the lights came on it's likely working.Try BAVAutosport.com they have Full car kit for $218.25 + shipping on sale OEM ?
/Meyle rotors and Pagid pads.
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Old 12-15-2013, 01:48 PM
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I get the OP Parts rotors and OE pads...
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:32 PM
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Re: stage one brake advice

My pads are just gone. Squeeky squeeky. Ordered oem replacements from tms for 221.28 plus 35 in shipping. -_- wanted stage one, but after doing some research saw the oem is good enough fo me.
And rotor turning? What is that.. 0.o

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