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Ditto the factory rotors(m) (archive)

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Posted by dudel on August 27, 2001 at 21:21:20:

In Reply to: YES FACTORY ROTORS PERIOD posted by Greg G on August 27, 2001 at 20:26:37:

As said before, local dealer will warranty them for 1 year. Most (if any) mail orders houses will not. Plus if you show your BMW CCA card, the discount makes the price quite attractive.


Do NOT mess with OEM's or 3rd party parts. Get factory rotors from the dealer, I am as thrifty as anyone but genuine rotors are balanced, none of the aftermarket ones are to the degree of originals. Also factory rotors come with a 1 year warrenty and they are usually about the same price. You will also need a metric allen to get them off, squirt a little WD40 on it and let it soak in.
i have some shimmying upon braking at the higher speeds and believe it might be the front (?) rotors. any advice on this job and any suggestions on rotors?


1991 525iA

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