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Old 09-04-2011, 01:22 AM   #1
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Default Brembo caliper covers?

Has anyone bought these caliper covers for their 318ti with the stock rims on it? I was just wondering before i spend my money on them and cant return them!
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Old 09-04-2011, 01:46 AM   #2
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It might add some power. I'd be careful.


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Old 09-04-2011, 02:07 AM   #3
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Your gonna need a pair of 3D glasses to go with these
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Old 09-04-2011, 02:11 AM   #4
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Yeah im fine, I think I'll stick with the BMW. I'm just having some fun with my car. They make my car look brand new though.
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Alright alright alright I won't get them haha
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I/we didn't mean to discourage you (or maybe we did) from buying stuff (chit) for your car. Its just we are a bunch of enthusiasts who prefer real mods that actually do something or look good on our BMW's.

Ultimately, its your car and you do as you please. But remember, you get what you pay for.
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Yeah that's true, I mean the only reason why I got the headlights is so it looks like a new car. I mean I'm just an 18 year old, and you guys probably know that you wanted to impress people with your cars when younger. I kept my original headlights for when I get older so I can put them back on because I really would hate to change anything else. Just thought they would look cool you know?
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Yeah that's true, I mean the only reason why I got the headlights is so it looks like a new car. I mean I'm just an 18 year old, and you guys probably know that you wanted to impress girls with your cars when younger. I kept my original headlights for when I get older so I can put them back on because I really would hate to change anything else. Just thought they would look cool you know?

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Its good that you keep the original parts. If you ever sell the car, the buyer may want them.

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think of it this way, the only people who will be impressed by Brembo brakes will most likely know enough about cars to be able to tell that they're fake covers, you could paint your stock calipers
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Old 09-04-2011, 02:13 PM   #11
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I agree with tiFreak. You want to dress up the calipers, paint them.
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The most important thing is for the calipers to cool correctly.

Covering painting (With the wrong paint) insulates the caliper.

The red coating brembo uses is a semi ceramic that conducts heat well.

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I'm tempted to flush this thread into the abyss of all things unholy.

Crisis avoided, or shall we continue?
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Old 09-06-2011, 10:23 PM   #14
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I'm tempted to flush this thread into the abyss of all things unholy.

Crisis avoided, or shall we continue?
LOL... leave this thread online and let it serve as a warning to others. You KNOW someone else will eventually have a similar question, and hopefully they'll find this tread and change their mind.
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