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      11-08-2012, 06:31 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by EuroTunerz5 View Post
I agree you COULD upgrade the brakes but to be honest.... BMW over engineered the brakes on the 135i and went insane when they did the 1M. I would argue its highly unnecessary to upgrade our brakes other than minor tweaks for those track guys meaning pads or slotted/cross-drilled rotors to your liking. As far as size of brakes and capacity of our disc set up we are in more than good shape!

Thank you BMW
According to this random report, a couple of tuned 135i's had braking performance that was quite similar to the E92 M3. I think I'm happy with M3-level performance.
2008 135i Montego Blue sport pkg, premium pkg, Logic 7 sound, iDrive/Nav
Mods completed: JB4+ & FBO || LSD || BMW-P suspension + F/R sway bars || 18" Breyton GTS-R || M3 front bushings || Vogtland camber plates || BMW-P rotors + Stoptech pads |||| Acquired, not installed: BMS WW Meth kit || Logic HVI intake || Mishimoto OCC |||| Shopping for: Summer tires