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    Anyone have experience with FCP Groton?

    Hi all,

    I'm thinking it's finally time to do my brakes, I haven't done it before, so I'm thinking I'll do the whole shebang on my E39 528i at an upcoming DIY.

    I have seen a couple of kits with Brembo and Mintex/Akebono combos - everything but the e-brake shoes here: http://bit.ly/29lKl3 for $425-475.

    Are these a deal, should I look elsewhere? Any experience with these kits or seller would be appreciated.

    Cheers!

    Patrick

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    Senior Member John in VA's Avatar
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    No experience with the kit, but the seller is know to have some crap, at least for steering links, tie rods, control arms, etc.
    Price the items at http://www.autohausaz.com/. They carry a variety of choices of products, based on your budget, and free shipping on orders >$50.
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    I bought suspension parts from them for my E34. 1 year later I had to replace most of them again. The fact that they can't even spell brake line right is frightening. For a street car, don't put on stainless lines.

    I'd call ElephantMotorsports.com for the pads, rotors & sensors.

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    i get all my brakes from zeckhausen.com
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    Check with Vincent at Bimmerzone.com, info@bimmerzone.com

    Great prices, free shipping on orders over $100 and it comes from PA so it's overnight to our area.

    I would go Zimmerman rotors with PBR Axxis Deluxe Ceramics pads.
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    Thanks all for the feedback! Certainly not worth hedging with the brakes, and I too have heard good things about Axxis.

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