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Has anyone installed ROTORA 12/4 piston brake kit?

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Has anyone here installed the ROTORA 12/4 piston brake kit on their M5.

Or has anyone installed an aftermarket brake kit? Any further comments on this? I asked this question before and most people commented that M5 brakes do just fine on the streets. And even for race track, they are also excellent.

Can the stopping power of the aftermarket brake kit be really felt as compared to the stock in order to justify it's cost?
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The stopping power of BMW's stock brakes will be the same as the Brembo. What you get with the Brembo is repeated resistance to fade.
 

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I have driven Brembo and stock on many BMW's.

The stopping distance is the same for both cars, for daily driving it’s the same. For the track it’s the same because the pads that come with the Brembo's are terrible pads.

You can get the same performance from the M5 by changing the fluid and pads by using the stock rotors. The single piston is fine, I don’t know why people make a big deal out of it.

UNLESS you are racing the M5 and I do not know anyone who races the M5, (driving school yes, track events yes, racing no), stock brakes work well.

I say, yes the Brembos are cool, yes they help with repeated stopping because of the size of the rotors and multiple pads and all that helps with heat dissipation, but for street and DE events the stock brakes are the best in the business.

Again, some fluid and pads change will work wonders for our cars.
 
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