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Old 6th December 2017, 06:46 AM   #61
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Did anybody manage to fit the rear m4 calipers?
Not straight forward like the fronts...

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Old 6th December 2017, 07:13 PM   #62
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Old 22nd December 2017, 10:23 AM   #63
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will the stock e46 m3 front hoses fit onto the 335 calipers
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Old 22nd December 2017, 10:55 AM   #64
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will the stock e46 m3 front hoses fit onto the 335 calipers
You will need different hoses mate I think, the standard ones probably wont be long enough either

The M4 hoses or 335d hoses should fit nicely
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Old 22nd December 2017, 06:08 PM   #65
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cheers will get some ordered.
after adding the 2mm shim and running 15mm wheel spacers will the wheel catch on the arch with standard 19” wheels or cause any problems?
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Old 30th December 2017, 03:59 PM   #66
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i’ve just had a go at doing this set up with the e90 360mm discs and the 340 performance caliper. it will fit on however the pins that hold pads in place touch the disc
so i’m thinking the 345 csl disc might be a better option.
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Old 30th December 2017, 04:11 PM   #67
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https://i.imgur.com/T1VMXJK.jpg
https://imgur.com/a/Y0EAh
https://i.imgur.com/d4rn4CN.jpg
some pics with the 345mm csl discs fitted
as you can see the pad fully sweeps the disc
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Old 30th December 2017, 06:45 PM   #68
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I've now got the full kit to start playing, but looking through the previous posts I think we've missed the pad pin issue with the 350mm discs!
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Old 30th December 2017, 07:32 PM   #69
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i’ve taken the 360mm e90 discs back and got the 345mm csl ones.
only other issue is the pad will need be machined so it misses the bell.
look how close the pad is

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Old 30th December 2017, 07:41 PM   #70
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Potentially in the long run that overhang of the pad could give you serious problems unless it's dealt with.
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Old 30th December 2017, 07:50 PM   #71
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yep it definitely needs cutting back
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Old 7th January 2018, 12:10 PM   #72
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Old 9th February 2018, 12:23 PM   #74
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Thanks for the time, effort, info and pics!!
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Old 10th April 2018, 11:49 PM   #75
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hello, I have put to put the front brakes form an M4 after taking them to remove the 2mm so they are centered and I have a doubt, although ne the photo you see the clip centered with the disk on the underside of the clamp there is less distance than on the outer side so to center it I have to remove 0,9mm more.



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I see what you mean. Mine was the same to be fair, however I wasn't willing to take any more meat off the lugs. Thats not to say they won't be fine, however I personally was not comfortable taking any more off.

You can still get full thickness 16.5mm pads in with the backing shims in fine even if you've only taken 2.0mm off, and it won't affect pad wear in the slightest.
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I see what you mean. Mine was the same to be fair, however I wasn't willing to take any more meat off the lugs. Thats not to say they won't be fine, however I personally was not comfortable taking any more off.

You can still get full thickness 16.5mm pads in with the backing shims in fine even if you've only taken 2.0mm off, and it won't affect pad wear in the slightest.
First of all thanks for the answer, my question is to know what is the correct position of the caliper.
The caliper has 2 parts and are united with bolts but there are not simetric and this is my question.
I have removed 2mm and the the union of the two parts of the caliper matches the center of the disc, I have made a red line to see it in the following photo:


But in the following pics you can see that there is 1,8mm of diference from one side to other side so I need to cut 0,9 more to center the disc with the caliper that really should be the right thing:



my head tells me that I have to remove those 0.9mm so that it is correct but I see that nobody has done it and that's why he misses me
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Really the 'correct' proper positioning would be achieved by machining 0.9mm off again to get the best alignment I'd have thought. However as mentioned before I haven't done that, and honestly its going to make absolutely zero difference to any functionality of the brakes at all.

Whatever you feel happiest with
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Old 19th April 2018, 07:05 PM   #79
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I have a set of M135i/235i front calipers for sale. These are the 340mm ones which fit perfectly on a 345mm CSL disc. Piston rubbers are perfect and has had new bleed nipples fitted where items were seized.

Will post a proper add up in the for sale section- but PM me if you want the inside scoop...
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