Discussion in '365 GT4 2+2/400/412' started by tr0768, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. tr0768

    tr0768 Formula Junior

    Oct 28, 2008
    maltby wa
    Full Name:
    Howard Musolf
    I am going thru the brake system on my 1982 400i, and want input for brake pads, who used what and how have they performed?

    Brake fluid dot 4, sylicone, synthetic?


    Howard Musolf
    1982 400i Cabriolet
    1981 308gtsi
    Maserati Spider
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  3. aidanparte

    aidanparte Formula 3

    Jul 18, 2004

    I have ATE pads on my 400i and they are fine. I tried EBC Green Stuff to try to get rid of a terrible squealing noise (unsuccessfully!). I ended up having the calipers repaired, disks ground, and new hoses.

  4. Fritz Ficke

    Fritz Ficke Formula 3
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    Jan 3, 2006
    Tucson, AZ.
    Full Name:
    Fritz Ficke
    Almost anything else but sylicone brake fluid. You can not get a firm brake with sylicone, it always feels like you have air in the lines.

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