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Old 06-15-2019, 02:32 PM
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I particularly enjoyed the discussion of the pros, cons, and reasons for drilled, slotted, and vented discs. Carbon fiber is discussed.

I am convinced to stay stock for diminishing returns of the cost / benefit ratio, the cost increasing faster than the benefit. YMMV
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Scepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.
(The Works of George Santayana p. 65)

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Old 06-19-2019, 05:55 PM
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The narrative was incredible, I have no idea where to get about 50% of the datum for interactive chart. As BMW charges somewhere around $5k for ceramics, I dont imagine a retro fit is in the cards for this guy. I will follow DHs idea on OEM even at BMW price points.

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