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floating disk brakes?

Discussion in 'E36/8 Z3 M coupe (1998-2003)' started by Joey Syracuse, Jul 9, 2008.

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    Joey Syracuse

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    Can anyone explain the difference between the floating disk brakes found on Canadian M coupes as opposed to the fixed disks on the USA versions? Can one simply order rotors from Canada to make the conversion? ( somehow I'll bet it's not that simple.) Thanks. Joe:confused:
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    elfhearse

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    You can order Euro floating (front) rotors from numerous online vendors in the US. I just ordered a set from Tischer/MileOne as they had the best price (I could find) at $139.00ea + shipping.
    P/N: 34112227737 and 34112227738 for left and right front "Motorsport" rotors.


    (There has always been the internet buzz about floating rotors coming apart after a hard run on the track. Someone's Z3M Roadster had this happen...but? Now it's standard on the new M3's in the US)

    Benefits: Aluminum center is lighter = less unsprung weight and they run cooler due to the "floating" 2-pc. design.
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    Joey Syracuse

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    Elf,

    Nice Avatar. thanks for the info.

    Joe
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    elfhearse

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    U R Welcome...
    Just received my order, photo of the real thing >>>>

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    Joey Syracuse

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    they look serious. post how the installation goes and the performance is, if you get a chance.
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    kfin2202

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    For a true 2 piece design check out the Performance Friction Direct Drive Rotors. Works of art! Not cheap but extremely cool both literally and figuratively and rebuildable.

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