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  1. E46 M3 (2001-2006)
    My 2003 convertible E46 M3 will soon need a brake job. I bought it 6 years ago with only 5,500 miles on it, now it is closer to 47K miles and the front passenger side disc is starting to make a bit of noise. No alarm or indicator has shown up yet but I figure is not too far away. My driving is...
  2. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello was wondering if some one can help me with this problem, from what I read bmw e90 are crazy for dust build up, any way to lessen the amount of dust being built up on my rims. glad mine are black but still not a fan
  3. The Detail Department
    BMW rims are notorious for getting caked with brake dust. Check out this before and after video of our GTechniq C5 Wheel Armor and EXOv2 Hybrid Coating in action. Set of HRE S101's before and after wheel coating 2013 BMW 535i...after EXOv2 Contact Brian at Reflected Images for more...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    It's time to replace the pads and rotors on the 2007 335i. I'm not a tuner but I'd like to get something a bit more performance oriented. Obviously brake dust is always a pain, but it would be nice to increase my braking ability. Does anyone have any brands they like or items they have had...
  5. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a bronze 08 x3 that I feel looks not as nice with the std 17" wheels vs a larger spoke 18" wheel. What are my options to swap these out and sell them in exchange for purchasing new 18" wheels/tires? Tirerack said they don't buy anything. Also, the std wheels seem to hold / show the brake...
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    What is the friction grade for the most recommended E39 brake pads (e.g., EE, FF, GG) EDIT: I called some BMW dealers to find out that the Jurid pads are FF. EDIT: Updated Textar (rears) friction grade as per Fudman to FF. EDIT: Updated Axxis/PBR ULT friction grade as per CalvinH to FF. EDIT...
  7. The Detail Department
    What not to use on rims for cooked on brake dust! :thumbdwn: I took someone's advice on this forum and used oven cleaner to get the cooked on brake dust from previous owner. Well, it worked...just maybe a little too well. It ate the clear coating off my rims :cry: So my future advice to...
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