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Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by petroscf » Tue May 13, 2014 2:58 pm

As I am going to start rebuilding a set of rear 323i arms and brakes, (Nas's old set), Nas propesed to me that I upgrade into E30 325 calipers, so I am defo going to use this thread a lot!
Are there any other parts from E30 that would fit instead of E21 ones? How about handbrake mechanisms? As they are missing form the set I bought from Nas, I was thinking of ordering E30 instead of E21 ones (if they fit of course)
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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by Jeroen » Tue May 13, 2014 3:17 pm

Don't think that will offer any gains just headaches if it doesn't fit so I'd stick to E21 parts for the rest. Just E30 calipers, pads and hoses.
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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by petroscf » Tue May 13, 2014 11:07 pm

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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by Sean » Tue May 27, 2014 5:30 pm

Guys,
Are e30 318 & 325 calipers the same? I assume they aren't?
Do i need 318 calpiers or 325?

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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by Jeroen » Tue May 27, 2014 7:47 pm

Rears are all the same except for 325iX, M3 and touring
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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by petroscf » Wed May 28, 2014 9:48 am

Jeroen wrote:Rears are all the same except for 325iX, M3 and touring
In that case, may I guess the whole above thread is for the standard ones?
Would M3 rear calipers fit? (if found of course)
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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by Jeroen » Wed May 28, 2014 9:53 am

:?:

No M3 calipers do not fit. See bmwfans.info for details.
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Re: Rear brake upgrade: 323i to E30 calipers

Post by Sean » Wed May 28, 2014 10:57 am

On the hunt for Calipers. :)
Thanks Jeroen.

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