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      11-08-2012, 05:31 AM   #14
splitsecond
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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!

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Agreed.

http://www.evotechschweiz.ch/files/p...1_M3vs135i.pdf
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.
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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
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