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Old 03-10-2021, 10:40 PM   #181
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At least they are gold painted.
Like the red rear brakes on my GTI
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Old 03-11-2021, 07:45 AM   #182
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Like the red rear brakes on my GTI
Sure (same here). But those were "free" and on a 30k-ish car.

Our Volvo V70R had 4-piston Brembos in the rear 15 years ago.
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Old 03-11-2021, 02:41 PM   #183
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Wait, it just occurred to me that the F80 has fixed piston rear calipers. Does the G80 not have them at all? Or do you lose them when you get the carbon ceramics?
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Old 03-11-2021, 03:07 PM   #184
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Wait, it just occurred to me that the F80 has fixed piston rear calipers. Does the G80 not have them at all? Or do you lose them when you get the carbon ceramics?
That's true. It's puny, but at least it's fixed.
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Old 03-11-2021, 03:10 PM   #185
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Looks like no fixed rear calipers. I don't get it. What a weird place to economize. I mean, yeah, BMW has always been cheap on calipers, but still...
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Old 03-11-2021, 03:24 PM   #186
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Looks like no fixed rear calipers. I don't get it. What a weird place to economize. I mean, yeah, BMW has always been cheap on calipers, but still...


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Old 03-11-2021, 03:27 PM   #187
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Ha ha so dainty. WTF?

EDIT: According to this more-heat-than-light thread, it has to do with the adoption of an electronic parking brake.

https://g80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh...1752454&page=2

Also I love this comment, which is the internet in a nutshell:

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Don’t understand what people are discussing here to be honest but I will still add my thoughts on this very important subject. ��

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