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Old 05-02-2021, 10:04 AM
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This is the break down on the pads, lines upgrade:

Labour 200.00
RS29 Front brake pads 245.00
RS29 Rear brake pads 183.00
Braided brake line set 75.82
Castrol SRF brake fluid 113.68

then VAT on top. so nearly £1k - ouch!
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Old 05-02-2021, 10:07 AM
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AP kit brakedown:

Labour Fit AP brake system 400.00
Braided brake line set 75.82
Castrol SRF brake fluid 113.68
BRAKEKIT BMW Z3M 2,427.52
BRAKEKIT-BMW Z3M 855.15
Brake disc rear l/h 91.09
Brake discs rear, r/h 91.09
Sundries 1.00 50.00 20.0 50.00

Nearly 5k inc VAT - triple ouch!
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Old 05-02-2021, 10:19 AM
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wow those pads are expensive!

In fairness I see that they are circa £200 a front set from most places

The link to the Reyland supplied AP racing set, i think they make up their own kits but using genuine AP parts (although E36 M3 discs are maybe slightly bigger in diameter) maybe it's worth giving them a call as their add seems very sensible.

Labour wise I guess you can argue say 3 hours labour at £66 is not unreasonable but the parts prices are top whack.

Whos priced these up if you don't mind sharing?
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Old 05-02-2021, 10:22 AM
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I went for the following.

Yellow Stuff Pads
Braided hoses
Upgraded fluid
New braided clutch hose
Standard discs

Will let you know if the pads are good or complete shyte.

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Old 05-02-2021, 10:23 AM
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AP kit brakedown:

Labour Fit AP brake system 400.00
Braided brake line set 75.82
Castrol SRF brake fluid 113.68
BRAKEKIT BMW Z3M 2,427.52
BRAKEKIT-BMW Z3M 855.15
Brake disc rear l/h 91.09
Brake discs rear, r/h 91.09
Sundries 1.00 50.00 20.0 50.00

Nearly 5k inc VAT - triple ouch!
Ensure the AP’s fit under standard wheels
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Old 05-02-2021, 10:26 AM
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BM Sport in Bexley London. Normally they’re quite reasonable, but this seems a lot.
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Old 05-02-2021, 04:05 PM
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Thanks, that's useful to know as they are not too far from me.

More brake porn here!! Has my wallet twitching, maybe in the future.

http://www.reyland.co.uk/bmw-front/
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Old 05-02-2021, 07:30 PM
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BBK are very expensive for a fraction better brakes IMO/IME, plus they usually have some downsides with wheel fitment (need to go bigger) or force use of spacers.

Go with the RS29, they're the best "safe bet" pad out there. They're expensive but they're worth it. I didn't have good experience with DS2500 which caused major judder. EBC Yellowstuff on the rear work well too, but RS29 all round even better. Yellowstuff on the front are "ok" but no comparison to RS29 which will work well with semi slicks.

I very rarely drive my Coupe but when I do, the brakes always impress me. It's standard with RS29 pads and black braided lines. They work great on the road, and are not noisy. I used to have cooling ducting to the disc backplate but took it all off when I refurbed the car.

I do have some Carbon Lorraine RC6 pads that are simply awesome, but extreme in terms of noise and dust. I've got some that are lightly used I could sell.
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Old 05-02-2021, 08:50 PM
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Thanks CW points to consider
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Old 05-02-2021, 09:11 PM
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I found the yellow stuff pads crumbled round the breka in the middle on my last track day with a 2.8 - maybe I'm jsut too harsh on the brakes!
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