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      04-14-2014, 11:59 AM   #1
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Rotors

Where's a good place to buy rotors.. my rear disc seem to be done...

dealership told me the size for my car for rotors are 345x24
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      04-14-2014, 12:20 PM   #2
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Are you out of the 80,000 KM (50,000 mi)/4 yr free Maint/Warranty? if not, the dealer should take care of it without charge. I've used TireRack in the past with good results.
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      04-14-2014, 12:24 PM   #3
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Are you out of the 80,000 KM (50,000 mi)/4 yr free Maint/Warranty? if not, the dealer should take care of it without charge. I've used TireRack in the past with good results.
nah still under warranty, getting my second yearly service done tomorrow... so hopefully that is covered here in Canada
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Are you out of the 80,000 KM (50,000 mi)/4 yr free Maint/Warranty? if not, the dealer should take care of it without charge. I've used TireRack in the past with good results.
doesn't seem to be covered in Canada when I read this
http://www.bmw.ca/ca/en/_teaserpool_...rochure_EN.pdf
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      04-14-2014, 02:02 PM   #5
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Yes I heard in Canada from other Canadians there maintenance does not cover brakes like in the USA.
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      04-14-2014, 06:59 PM   #6
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Yes I heard in Canada from other Canadians there maintenance does not cover brakes like in the USA.
ya sucks... now hopefully someone can help me find 2 rear ones online without having to pay what BMW wants lol
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      04-14-2014, 07:23 PM   #7
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found these... should work?... not sure what seem to be difference though

http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brake...lar=Sport+Line

http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brake...lar=Sport+Line
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      04-15-2014, 10:32 AM   #8
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Centric Rotors are essentially StopTechs. They're the same company.

Not bad, though, I'd recommend checking out NEXTMOD Ottawa, to see if they can get you some rotors for a good price.

If you're upgrading, I usually like to do something like:

Pads
Slotted Rotors
Fluid
Lines

Gives the car a whole new feel. I also try and do Pads/Rotors together, as old Rotors will wear new pads Unevenly, and new pads will wear unevenly on older rotors too.
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      04-15-2014, 11:14 AM   #9
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Centric Rotors are essentially StopTechs. They're the same company.

Not bad, though, I'd recommend checking out NEXTMOD Ottawa, to see if they can get you some rotors for a good price.

If you're upgrading, I usually like to do something like:

Pads
Slotted Rotors
Fluid
Lines

Gives the car a whole new feel. I also try and do Pads/Rotors together, as old Rotors will wear new pads Unevenly, and new pads will wear unevenly on older rotors too.

Waiting too hear back from dealership, they're doing my yearly oil change and other service...
but i got quoted around 860$ to do the front/rear rotors and pads and sensor
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      04-15-2014, 09:33 PM   #10
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Waiting too hear back from dealership, they're doing my yearly oil change and other service...
but i got quoted around 860$ to do the front/rear rotors and pads and sensor
That's with OEM Parts though? That's not too bad.

Though, I just like to get an upgrade when stuff on my car wears out.
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      04-16-2014, 05:51 PM   #11
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That sucks about the brake coverage being a "cost" option. They must know you guys abuse your brakes!
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