I bought the cheapest brake rotors on eBay

John Avis by | May 11, 2019 | My 1998 318is

My experience with the cheapest brake rotors I could find on eBay.

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My 1997 318is - Update

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My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

My 1997 318is - Update

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About me

I am a bit of a 3 series fanatic, having owned a couple of E30s and a few E36s, plus a few parts cars. I like the combination of the compact size, good performance and handling, and that they are more sports sedan than an impractical and extrovert sports car. This blog is a place to share my experience and knowledge.

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