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Old 04-23-2002, 03:40 PM
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best aftermarket discs

Hi, can anyone tell me what the best aftermarket front disc to get are? i have 87 190E-2.6. I have used Brembos in my other cars but can't find them for the mb unless i am looking at the wrong website. i tried carpartstogo. also, where is the cheapest place to get them? thanks Ken
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Old 04-23-2002, 03:46 PM
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Try the top of the screen, for PartsShop or FastLane. Excellent quality, excellent prices, timely delivery. Can't go wrong
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Old 04-24-2002, 10:56 AM
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Zimmerman and ATE are both very good suppliers, often they make the MB originals.
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Old 04-25-2002, 12:25 PM
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ATE Discs

Go with the ATE (original MB supplier) I have found that the high quality and lower quality discs are about the same price. I think I paid $36 each for my new ATE front discs.
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Old 04-25-2002, 05:52 PM
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I personally like the ATE "PowerDiscs" which gives you a grooved rotor to supposedly help with the expelling of hot-gasses during braking.

Moreover, the grooving is set to a depth that once the groove is gone, it's time to get new rotors.

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Old 04-25-2002, 06:47 PM
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for street use: OEM suppliers will be plenty sufficient and perform effectively at a reasonable cost

for more aggressive use? the sky's the limit. 'search' will have a wealth of info

I have Brembo cross drilled and vented rotors (stock calipers) on my '88 325is and have way more braking than I need for even spirited enthusiastic street use.

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Old 04-25-2002, 08:35 PM
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Wouldn't grooved or crossed drilled rotors eat up your brake pads?
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Old 04-25-2002, 09:07 PM
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Cross-drilled rotors unless chamferred (sp?) do eat up brake-pads like a cheese-grater.

Slotted, or grooved in my experience with ATE PowerDiscs do not.

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