The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
(Help) This got buried under the best song post... (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Zeegar on February 27, 2001 at 10:13:21:

Hey all...
Was investigating putting Porterfield R-4S pads into my 2000 Z3. Porterfield's web site only lists fitment for 96-98. Well, I e-mailed them asking if they would fit a 2000. Porterfield replied that they think so, but couldn't guarantee it. They then followed with an e-mail stating that they called their local Autozone and verified that 96-98 pads are the same as 2000. When I replied why they didn't contact BMW, they replied that sometimes manufacturers change part numbers even if they're the same. So I called my local BMW dealer's parts department and asked and they said the pads were different but didn't know what was different. Now I am befuddled.

Has anyone used the Porterfield R-4S pads?

Is your car a 98 or earlier? or 99 or later?

Has anyone used any other aftermarket pads on a 2000?

Does anyone know if the OEM pads on a 96-98 are the same as a 2000?


Follow Ups:

[ Follow Ups ] [ Z3 Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk. Logo © 1997 - 2018 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.