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post #1 of 8 Old Mar 8th, 2012, 11:43 am Thread Starter
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Brake Pad Recommendation?

I plan to replace the brake pads for the 1st time & would like your option about what type of pads to use.

Any input for a 2001 with Brembo brakes (per-integral brake system) ?

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post #2 of 8 Old Mar 8th, 2012, 12:51 pm
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I plan to replace the brake pads for the 1st time & would like your option about what type of pads to use.

Any input for a 2001 with Brembo brakes (per-integral brake system) ?

Thanks Guys!!
Some good info in one of the similar threads listed below your post. Click here for the start. BTW - I've used the OEMs, the EBCs and the Carbonne Lorraines and have been happy with each (except for the C.L. racing pads I inadvertently put on and they squealed).
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Re: Brake Pad Recommendation?

I always used the "Premium BMW' Pads & liked them. A lot of folks here like the EBC pads. Most of them also have the EBC rear rotor. My rear rotor was stock.

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I always used the "Premium BMW' Pads & liked them. A lot of folks here like the EBC pads. Most of them also have the EBC rear rotor. My rear rotor was stock.
+1 for the Premium. Tried those and said good bye to the school bus brakes. On my second set now

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Re: Brake Pad Recommendation?

Where's the best place to buy HH pads or premium pads? Do either HH pads or premium pads require different rotors?

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Re: Brake Pad Recommendation?

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Re: Brake Pad Recommendation?

Your rotors should be good with any pads, at least as long as they maintain recommended thickness. I bought EBC pads on eBay a few months ago at what I thought was a pretty good price. You will probably find some listed there about any time you search for them. The only shop local to where I live is a little independent repair ship and they don't stock any BMW items. I chose EBC because that is what many of the guys on this site are using.

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Re: Brake Pad Recommendation?

I buy my pads and bought my EBC MD615 rear rotor from CycleBrakes.

Have always had the most awesome, personalized service.

Great shipping times also.

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