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Brakes best BBK bang for buck?

i have a base 2005 G35 coupe and my brakes are shot.. im about to get my tax return and am not sure what the best deal would be.. i hate the looks and performance of my OEMs..

what would be my best increase in braking performance while not spending $6k???

i dont wanna keep my calipers so its either:

OEM BREMBO kit w/ upgraded pads, rotors and lines

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OEM G37S kit w/ upgraded pads, rotors and lines

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Ksport BBK(most expensive outta my bunch at $4k)
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GET THE G37 bbk
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OEM brembo if you are concerned about performance
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IMHO? oem Brembo on Racing Brake's 2 pc rotors for the oem brembo.

G37 setup is nice as the front rotor is 14". But that rotor also weighs approx 24-26lbs. On your 05, you would be adding a good 5-6lbs of roatational weight to each corner.

For all you pre-05 guy adding the G37 setup, it would be like adding a good 10lbs to each corner.
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i was told about the weight issue for the G37S brakes and i was hoping that me using 2 pc rotors would solve that issue..

wouldnt it?
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It would if they were available. ARe they available?
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honestly.... havent looked thought they would be by now...
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G37 brakes...i believe they out performed the 03-04 Brembos!!!
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To my knowledge there are some 2 piece rotors in the works but none are released as of yet.
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yeah i cant find 2 pc.. just some 1 pc sets..
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G37 brakes...i believe they out performed the 03-04 Brembos!!!
My memory says the oem Brembos were 60-0 in around 110-115 ft.

What did the G37 Akebonos do?
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^yeah i believe COZ is making a 2 pc!!!
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G37 brakes...i believe they out performed the 03-04 Brembos!!!
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found some for the bremos of course.. i just want the best quality and performance without breaking the bank(no pun)
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My memory says the oem Brembos were 60-0 in around 110-115 ft.

What did the G37 Akebonos do?
Yeah i can't remember either, i just remember seeing a thread about it, and from what i remember the 37 brakes performed just as good if not better than the OEM brembos...i'll try and find the thread!!!
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