Originally Posted by Glove
I agree with those who said the newer models must have a different pad. My 2012 135i is not bad at all. Perhaps you can find the newer pad spec.
I checked my front and rear pads and from what I could see, they're ATE Textar pads.
Also for the 128i (and maybe the 135i as well), RealOEM reports that as of 10/2010, the brake pad part numbers for the front and back pads changed... Maybe to a less dusty compound?