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      04-02-2016, 01:22 AM   #89
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Sorry to disappoint, I decided to go with the standard apex ec7 fitment and use the hub conversion $$ for part of the RSFB and LSD. good luck to anyone doing it in the future!
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      12-25-2016, 03:20 AM   #90
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Heres another option, but read mixed reviews about vaico. They look like the oem supplier for the performance rotors tho but I might be wrong

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/2x-VAICO-Brem...9YSLfB&vxp=mtr
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      04-07-2017, 04:52 PM   #91
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Sorry to bring back a dead thread-
But does anyone know if the stock parking brake shoes (2008 135i) will work with the ECS kit?
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      04-07-2017, 10:17 PM   #92
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Can't answer that question. But I can say that I have not had an issue yet without a parking brake. At first it was weird. My car has the step trans. Most other cars I have are manual trans so I naturally use the parking brake. I'm still sort of concerned when I park on an incline, but so far no issues.
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      04-07-2017, 10:32 PM   #93
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Can't answer that question. But I can say that I have not had an issue yet without a parking brake. At first it was weird. My car has the step trans. Most other cars I have are manual trans so I naturally use the parking brake. I'm still sort of concerned when I park on an incline, but so far no issues.
So I wouldn't worry except the fact that the manuals still roll while in gear and parked...
Almost tempted to just bring a tire chalk with me haha!
Any info anyone can profile would be awesome!
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      04-08-2017, 10:39 PM   #94
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Sorry to bring back a dead thread-
But does anyone know if the stock parking brake shoes (2008 135i) will work with the ECS kit?
ECS kit uses the e91 rear performance rotor. It is the same handbrake diameter as found on 335i, 135i and 330i and 328xi
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      04-09-2017, 10:16 PM   #95
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ECS kit uses the e91 rear performance rotor. It is the same handbrake diameter as found on 335i, 135i and 330i and 328xi
Do you know if the 324$ kit (I believe) will work with the stock handbrake? I want to do a stoptech front/ ebc rear setup anyways so the slotted and drilled rotor would just be sidelined is why I ask.
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      04-14-2017, 11:15 AM   #96
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Do you know if the 324$ kit (I believe) will work with the stock handbrake? I want to do a stoptech front/ ebc rear setup anyways so the slotted and drilled rotor would just be sidelined is why I ask.
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It should, you would have a 135 with the same diameter hand brake shoes as 335i.
The rear ebc pads for 135i spec would work fine with the rotor from the kit. its is same disk size as 135i rear rotor.

In general keep in mind that this mod reduces your rear rotor choices to the e91 rear performance rotor. Other rotors like the f10 one need other mods. For rear BBK, with this hub mod you would need to use an e90 rear bbk caliper & rotor combo.
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Rear hub swap parts:
2x E91 Performance Rotors (Dimpled and Slotted) - PN 34216795755
2x e9x Rear Hub PN: 33416760058**
2x Rear Wheel Bearing - PN 33416775842
2x Axle Nut - PN 33411133785

My "matching" front rotors:
2x BMWP Front Rotors (Drilled and Slotted) 34116786392
+ Brake pads of your choice
Can anyone confirm that this would work on my 135i? I have the 2011 model with M-Sport package. It has the gold brake calipers with the BMW logo on them.

I was about to hit the purchase button on the ECS assembled kit and noticed they won’t have it available until October. Can’t wait that long. They don’t show the individual part numbers.

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**Andrey mentioned this should be 33416783671 for the newer (LCI? 1ers)
2011 wouldn’t fall into the LCI category correct?
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      08-23-2017, 02:13 PM   #98
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I have an ECS kit sitting around if anyone wants to make me an offer?
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I have an ECS kit sitting around if anyone wants to make me an offer?
$500 plus I’ll pay shipping and PayPal fees. PayPal ready.
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      11-11-2017, 11:27 PM   #100
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So, if I am reading this right, the ecs kit means I can use 335i wheel and tire offsets?
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      11-12-2017, 12:08 AM   #101
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So, if I am reading this right, the ecs kit means I can use 335i wheel and tire offsets?
No. The fenders, suspension, and geometry still remains 1 Series. It just adds more clearance for an aggressive offset. So where a 40-45 offset with. 255 tire on the rear might have been agreesive before, now they’ll fit easily.
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      11-12-2017, 01:37 AM   #102
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No. The fenders, suspension, and geometry still remains 1 Series. It just adds more clearance for an aggressive offset. So where a 40-45 offset with. 255 tire on the rear might have been agreesive before, now they’ll fit easily.
But, if the standard 1er offset is ET49, that means, with the E9x retrofit, it would equate to ~ET39, which is pretty close to the ET35-37 of many E9x wheels.
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      11-14-2017, 08:08 PM   #103
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Sounds like you understand offsets fine AndyW. Just be careful, I'm sure that even with this mod, wheels still sit closer to the fender on an E8x than on an E9x. I'd think an 9.5" et37 wheel would rub bad with anything other than a 245 or smaller tire in a brand that runs small like a Toyo or Falken. My wheels are listed in my sig (9.5" et45) and I have this mod. My 255 PSS's no longer rub. I bet I'd rub a little with a 265 PSS.
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