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Old 09-28-2005, 06:53 PM   #1
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performance pads and rotors

i have a 2001 330 ci and i get a lot of brake dust and also rust from my rotors on my rims .
i was lookin at cross drilled or slotted rotors anyone know where to get them and what kind to go with also with the pads what do you recomend for less brake dust .. maybe ceramic pads instead of metallic?
also is there anything for the rims to help the dust not stick as much
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Old 09-28-2005, 07:55 PM   #2
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ceramic pads are good, no dust, good breaking, but they chew through rotors, kinda expensive. Good if you're not on a budget.

SOme people say EBC greens are a good mix between price/stopping power/low dust, but some say they suck.

cross drilled/slotted will chew down pads more quickly, the amount of stopping power they increased is arguable. There's been a hundred threads here discussing it. but they look better though. Personally, I'd want to try slotted next. Currently using Zimmerman rotors, good quality, crossed drilled for those who want it. Pretty durable, no signs of significant wear yet.

For the rims themselves, you can buy wheel wax, I didn't have wheel wax when I bought my wheels, but I used regular wax, and it seemed to hold up. it'll help wash off that dust when it comes to cleaning your wheels, no need for special chemicals, just use the same soap you use to wash the car. Just remember to clean the wheels after you've washed the car
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Old 09-28-2005, 08:31 PM   #3
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Zimmerman cross drilled rotors are good. However they are not available for 330's.

If anyone tell u they have them they are zimmerman blanks drilled at the shop.

I heard Axxis Deluxe Plus pads are pretty good dustless pads. I know quite a few people use them.
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Old 09-28-2005, 10:32 PM   #4
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I'm using those deluxe pads, absolutely no dust, but stopping power sucks donkey balls.

Cabrio u take thoes pics in your sig at Bayview village eh?
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Old 09-28-2005, 10:35 PM   #5
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I'm using those deluxe pads, absolutely no dust, but stopping power sucks donkey balls.

Cabrio u take thoes pics in your sig at Bayview village eh?
A couple of my buddies told me the Axxis Ultimate will be a good comprise. More dust than Deluxe Plus but less than OEM. Good bite too.

Yup, good eye. Do u live in the same area too? Kerisabe took the pics.
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yea, I live just north of there, leslie/finch.

Lemme know how the ultimates go. I hate cleaning dust.
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Old 10-24-2005, 07:43 PM   #7
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Hi guys..
i'm a new member on this site and i live in Richmond Hill..
i was wondering if you guys had a good place that i could purchase these crossdrilled rotors for my 330ci..
if so, please give me the number as well
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Old 10-26-2005, 12:08 AM   #8
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Hi guys..
i'm a new member on this site and i live in Richmond Hill..
i was wondering if you guys had a good place that i could purchase these crossdrilled rotors for my 330ci..
if so, please give me the number as well
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Old 10-26-2005, 05:09 PM   #9
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I got pads for sale. Best on the market:

http://www.maxbimmer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60332
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