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Brake Fade Explained: Why and what to do
Once you understand the cause of a fading brake pedal you will see how easy it is to avoid it in the future. Brake pedal fade can occur for two primary reasons. The most common is the over heating of the brake fluid to a point where the fluid actually boils and turns to gas. The other common scenario is the over heating of the brake pad friction material to a point where it simply disintegrate from the pad backing plate....Full Story

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brake system difference?

i see that there are differences in brake systems/designs from minis that are built through March 2003 and for MINIs built from April 2003. what are there differences? tnx...
 

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The big difference is the fittings that are on the caliper...other then that they are pretty close. Most likely the changes were simply a change in their suppliers...thus they changed the type of brake lines they used. Though the calipers have always been made by Ate.
 
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