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    BMW E36 StopTech Big Brake Kits



    Even the average BMW enthusiast can quickly exceed the stock brake's performance threshold. Factor in increased horsepower, better suspensions, stickier tires, and multiple high speed stops any stock braking system will show its shortcomings. Stock brakes were designed to be used in day-to-day traffic with light pedal pressure and stops from low speeds. They are absolutely unsuitable for regular hard use, either on the street or a racetrack.

    Upgrading pads is only the first step - it works for most people who do not regularly push their cars to the absolute limit. But all cars capable of serious speeds should have serious brakes. The real key to better brakes is heat management and bigger is better. Brake rotors act as heat banks - a larger rotor simply has more capacity to store heat. StopTech has also designed their discs with better internal cooling vanes to dissipate the heat faster. Combined with aluminum calipers and rotor hats, this all combines to prevent heat from being trapped and soaking into the components. If not sufficiently released, heat soak will eventually reach into the brake fluid, causing more serious and immediate braking issues. Their engineeering and expertise is why you will find StopTech Brakes on our Turner Motorsport racecars and has led them to Tier 1 OEM status (a direct supplier to several vehicle manufacturers), four industry patents, and TUV and ISO/TS Quality Management System certification for brake systems and components. StopTech Brakes are among the best in the world for performance and racing braking systems. Made in the USA.

    Additional Info:
    StopTech Brakes Overview
    Wheel to Caliper Clearance Charts
    You're currently viewing parts for your (E36) 3-series 1992-1999. Reset your chassis
    For accurate results, specify your year and model below.
    FRONT and REAR KIT! BMW E36 M3 1995-1999 4 wheel brake kit, 2 Piece 332mm x 32mm slotted or drilled Rotors with 7075 T-6 billet Aluminum Directional hats Front and Rear, 4 Piston ST40 Calipers painted Red or Black Front and Rear, 2 sets Axxis Ultimate High Performance brake pads, Stainless Steel Brake Lines for front and rear, may require spacers for your wheel pls call or check wheel fitment charts. Add $100 per pair for drilled rotors.
    Part #: 83.131.4646
    Price: $4,990.00 (USD) 
    Position: Matching Front and Rear
    Caliper: 4-piston ST40 (front and rear)
    Colors: black, red, silver, blue, yellow, custom (call)
    Front Rotors: 355x32mm, cross-drilled or slotted
    Rear Rotors: 332x32mm, cross-drilled or slotted
    Also Included: stainless steel brake lines, StopTech Street Performance pads, hardware

    Race Technology Used By Turner MotorsportStopTech Brakes puts championship-winning race technology and state-of-the-art engineering under your feet. StopTech's Front and Rear Big Brake Kit for the E36 M3 is a model-specific brake upgrade engineered to work with the stock brake hydraulics and ABS/DSC system. StopTech builds each kit around the specific vehicle, engineering the system to achieve the correct brake balance. This brake upgrade gives better stopping performance in everyday driving, aggressive street driving, or all-out track days. By increasing the rotor size, using a larger pad, and a fixed forged aluminum caliper, you can improve your braking performance substantially for any condition! StopTech Brakes have been used on Turner Motorsport racecars since 2003, winning 5 sports car championships and recording numerous race wins since.

    Safety Improvements from A Big Brake Kit:
    + Caliper design improves brake application and increases torque - braking is stronger meaning shorter stopping distances and faster response
    + Vehicle-specific design - improves brake feel with a firmer pedal
    + Larger and thicker rotors - less fade and longer pad and rotor life

    Advantages of a StopTech Big Brake Kit:
    + extremely strong caliper and mounting system - reduces flex and deflection, improving torque application to the disc
    + Several color options available
    + Vehicle-specific calipers that maintain correct brake proportioning and balance
    + AeroRotor patented vaning for superior air flow
    + Cross-Drilled for street use or Gas-Slotted for street or track use
    + Billet aluminum mounting hats for superior strength over steel
    + DOT-compliant stainless steel brake lines
    + Street Performance brake pads that work on both street and light track use

    Maximizing brake efficiency by braking with all four wheels... Sounds obvious right? Many bolt-on caliper upgrades and other big brake kits are not built with the specific vehicle's dynamics in mind. With too much braking force on the front, rear traction is compromised. And vice-versa. Brake traction is better when all four tires are doing the work. Most BMWs have 50-50 weight distribution so the correct braking proportioning is crucial! StopTech engineers each kit around that vehicle's dynamics by altering the size and number of pistons in the caliper to match the rotor size used in the kit. Bigger is not always better...

    Brake FAQs
    Brake Pad Buying Guide
    Brake Rotor Buying Guide

    Wheel Fitment Guides: Wheel spoke-to-brake caliper clearance is critical since the new caliper is physically larger and the in a different position. StopTech has produced these cutaway diagrams for you to print and place on the backside of your wheel to check for clearance. Wheels that do not clear will need a wheel spacer. The minimum recommended clearance between the wheel and caliper is 3mm.
    E36 M3 - front 4-piston/355mm rotor
    E36 M3 - rear 4-piston/332mm rotor

    StopTech E36 M3 Brake Kit Applications:
    1995-1999 E36 M3, including coupe, sedan, and cabrio models

    We will meet or beat any advertised price for StopTech Big Brake Kits! Call or e-mail us with the published pricing that you found and we will do our best to not only match that price but actually beat it!

    Part #: 83.131.4746
    Price: $5,390.00 (USD) 
    Position: Front
    Caliper: 4-piston ST40
    Colors: black, red, silver, blue, yellow, custom (call)
    Rotors: 332x32, cross-drilled or slotted
    Also Included: stainless steel brake lines, StopTech Street Performance pads, hardware.

    Race Technology Used By Turner MotorsportStopTech Brakes puts championship-winning race technology and state-of-the-art engineering under your feet. StopTech's Front Big Brake Kit for the E36 M3 and Z3 M Roadster/M Coupe is engineered to work with the stock brake hydraulics and ABS/DSC system. StopTech builds each kit around the specific vehicle, engineering the system to achieve the correct brake balance. This brake upgrade gives better stopping performance in everyday driving, aggressive street driving, or all-out track days. By increasing the rotor size, using a larger pad, and a fixed forged aluminum caliper, you can improve your braking performance substantially for any condition! StopTech Brakes have been used on Turner Motorsport racecars since 2003, winning 5 sports car championships and recording numerous race wins since.

    Safety Improvements from A Big Brake Kit:
    + Caliper design improves brake application and increases torque - braking is stronger meaning shorter stopping distances and faster response
    + Vehicle-specific design - improves brake feel with a firmer pedal
    + Larger and thicker rotors - less fade and longer pad and rotor life

    Advantages of a StopTech Big Brake Kit:
    + extremely strong caliper and mounting system - reduces flex and deflection, improving torque application to the disc
    + Several color options available
    + Vehicle-specific calipers that maintain correct brake proportioning and balance
    + AeroRotor patented vaning for superior air flow
    + Cross-Drilled for street use or Gas-Slotted for street or track use
    + Billet aluminum mounting hats for superior strength over steel
    + DOT-compliant stainless steel brake lines
    + Street Performance brake pads that work on both street and light track use

    Maximizing brake efficiency by braking with all four wheels... Sounds obvious right? Many bolt-on caliper upgrades and other big brake kits are not built with the specific vehicle's dynamics in mind. With too much braking force on the front, rear traction is compromised. And vice-versa. Brake traction is better when all four tires are doing the work. Most BMWs have 50-50 weight distribution so the correct braking proportioning is crucial! StopTech engineers each kit around that vehicle's dynamics by altering the size and number of pistons in the caliper to match the rotor size used in the kit. Bigger is not always better...

    Brake FAQs
    Brake Pad Buying Guide
    Brake Rotor Buying Guide

    Wheel Fitment Guides: Wheel spoke-to-brake caliper clearance is critical since the new caliper is physically larger and the in a different position. StopTech has produced these cutaway diagrams for you to print and place on the backside of your wheel to check for clearance. Wheels that do not clear will need a wheel spacer. The minimum recommended clearance between the wheel and caliper is 3mm.
    E36 M3 - front 4-piston/332mm rotor

    E36 M3 Front StopTech Brake Kit Applications:
    1995-1999 E36 M3, including coupe, sedan, and convertible models
    1998-2002 Z3 M Roadster, M Coupe

    We will meet or beat any advertised price for StopTech Big Brake Kits! Call or e-mail us with the published pricing that you found and we will do our best to not only match that price but actually beat it!

    Part #: 83.131.4600
    Price: $2,495.00 (USD) 
    Position: Front
    Caliper: 4-piston ST40
    Colors: black, red, silver, blue, yellow, custom (call)
    Rotors: 332x32mm, cross-drilled or slotted
    Also Included: stainless steel brake lines, StopTech Street Performance pads, hardware

    Race Technology Used By Turner MotorsportStopTech Brakes puts championship-winning race technology and state-of-the-art engineering under your feet. StopTech's Front Big Brake Kit for E36/E46/Z3/Z4 models is engineered to work with the stock brake hydraulics and ABS/DSC system. StopTech builds each kit around the specific vehicle dynamics, engineering the system to achieve the correct brake balance. This brake upgrade gives better stopping performance in everyday driving, aggressive street driving, or all-out track days. By increasing the rotor size, using a larger pad, and a fixed forged aluminum caliper, you can improve your braking performance substantially for any condition! StopTech Brakes have been used on Turner Motorsport racecars since 2003, winning 5 sports car championships and recording numerous race wins since.

    Safety Improvements from A Big Brake Kit:
    + Caliper design improves brake application and increases torque - braking is stronger meaning shorter stopping distances and faster response
    + Vehicle-specific design - improves brake feel with a firmer pedal
    + Larger and thicker rotors - less fade and longer pad and rotor life

    Advantages of a StopTech Big Brake Kit:
    + extremely strong caliper and mounting system - reduces flex and deflection, improving torque application to the disc
    + Several color options available
    + Vehicle-specific calipers that maintain correct brake proportioning and balance
    + AeroRotor patented vaning for superior air flow
    + Cross-Drilled for street use or Gas-Slotted for street or track use
    + Billet aluminum mounting hats for superior strength over steel
    + DOT-compliant stainless steel brake lines
    + Street Performance brake pads that work on both street and light track use

    Maximizing brake efficiency by braking with all four wheels... Sounds obvious right? Many bolt-on caliper upgrades and other big brake kits are not built with the specific vehicle's dynamics in mind. With too much braking force on the front, rear traction is compromised. And vice-versa. Brake traction is better when all four tires are doing the work. Most BMWs have 50-50 weight distribution so the correct braking proportioning is crucial! StopTech engineers each kit around that vehicle's dynamics by altering the size and number of pistons in the caliper to match the rotor size used in the kit. Bigger is not always better...

    Big brake kits have larger components than the factory brakes. This kit requires 17" or larger wheels but some wheel designs and sizes may not clear without wheel spacers. StopTech has produced a template that has all of the critical dimensions of this brake kit.You can download and print it here and then check the clearance on your wheels.

    Brake FAQs
    Brake Pad Buying Guide
    Brake Rotor Buying Guide


    StopTech Front Brake Kit Applications:
    1992-1999 E36 323i, 323is, 325i, 325is, 325i, 328i, 328is, including all coupe, sedan, and convertible models
    1999-2006 E46 323i, 323Ci, 325i, 325Ci, 328i, 328Ci, including all coupe, sedan, and convertible models (but not Xi AWD cars)
    1997-2002 Z3, except MZ3
    2003-2006 Z4 (M54 engine) except Z4 M


    We will meet or beat any advertised price for StopTech Big Brake Kits! Call or e-mail us with the published pricing that you found and we will do our best to not only match that price but actually beat it!

    Part #: 83.133.4600
    Price: $2,495.00 (USD) 
    Position: Front
    Caliper: 4-piston ST40
    Colors: black, red, silver, blue, yellow, custom (call)
    Rotors: 355x32, cross-drilled or slotted
    Also Included: stainless steel brake lines, StopTech Street Performance pads, hardware

    Race Technology Used By Turner MotorsportStopTech Brakes puts championship-winning race technology and state-of-the-art engineering under your feet. StopTech's Front Big Brake Kit for the E36 M3 and Z3 M Roadster/M Coupe is engineered to work with the stock brake hydraulics and ABS/DSC system. StopTech builds each kit around the specific vehicle, engineering the system to achieve the correct brake balance. This brake upgrade gives better stopping performance in everyday driving, aggressive street driving, or all-out track days. By increasing the rotor size, using a larger pad, and a fixed forged aluminum caliper, you can improve your braking performance substantially for any condition! StopTech Brakes have been used on Turner Motorsport racecars since 2003, winning 5 sports car championships and recording numerous race wins since.

    Safety Improvements from A Big Brake Kit:
    + Caliper design improves brake application and increases torque - braking is stronger meaning shorter stopping distances and faster response
    + Vehicle-specific design - improves brake feel with a firmer pedal
    + Larger and thicker rotors - less fade and longer pad and rotor life

    Advantages of a StopTech Big Brake Kit:
    + extremely strong caliper and mounting system - reduces flex and deflection, improving torque application to the disc
    + Several color options available
    + Vehicle-specific calipers that maintain correct brake proportioning and balance
    + AeroRotor patented vaning for superior air flow
    + Cross-Drilled for street use or Gas-Slotted for street or track use
    + Billet aluminum mounting hats for superior strength over steel
    + DOT-compliant stainless steel brake lines
    + Street Performance brake pads that work on both street and light track use

    Maximizing brake efficiency by braking with all four wheels... Sounds obvious right? Many bolt-on caliper upgrades and other big brake kits are not built with the specific vehicle's dynamics in mind. With too much braking force on the front, rear traction is compromised. And vice-versa. Brake traction is better when all four tires are doing the work. Most BMWs have 50-50 weight distribution so the correct braking proportioning is crucial! StopTech engineers each kit around that vehicle's dynamics by altering the size and number of pistons in the caliper to match the rotor size used in the kit. Bigger is not always better...

    Big brake kits have larger components than the factory brakes. Some wheel designs and sizes may not clear without wheel spacers. StopTech has produced a template that has all of the critical dimensions of this brake kit. You can download and print it here and then check the clearance on your wheels.

    Brake FAQs
    Brake Pad Buying Guide
    Brake Rotor Buying Guide


    E36 M3 Front StopTech Brake Kit Applications:
    1995-1999 E36 M3, including coupe, sedan, and convertible models
    1998-2002 Z3 M Roadster, M Coupe

    We will meet or beat any advertised price for StopTech Big Brake Kits! Call or e-mail us with the published pricing that you found and we will do our best to not only match that price but actually beat it!

    Part #: 83.131.4700
    Price: $2,895.00 (USD) 
    Position: Rear (must be matched with StopTech front kit)
    Caliper: 2-piston ST22
    Colors: black, red, silver, blue, yellow, custom (call)
    Rotors: 328x28, cross-drilled or slotted
    Also Included: stainless steel brake lines, StopTech Street Performance pads, hardware

    Race Technology Used By Turner MotorsportStopTech Brakes puts championship-winning race technology and state-of-the-art engineering under your feet. StopTech's Rear Big Brake Kit for the E36 is a model-specific brake upgrade engineered to work with the stock brake hydraulics and ABS system. StopTech builds each kit around the specific vehicle, engineering the system to achieve the correct brake balance. This brake upgrade gives better stopping performance in everyday driving, aggressive street driving, or all-out track days. By increasing the rotor size, using a larger pad, and a fixed forged aluminum caliper, you can improve your braking performance substantially for any condition! StopTech Brakes have been used on Turner Motorsport racecars since 2003, winning 5 sports car championships and recording numerous race wins since.

    Safety Improvements from A Big Brake Kit:
    + Caliper design improves brake application and increases torque - braking is stronger meaning shorter stopping distances and faster response
    + Vehicle-specific design - improves brake feel with a firmer pedal
    + Larger and thicker rotors - less fade and longer pad and rotor life

    Advantages of a StopTech Big Brake Kit:
    + extremely strong caliper and mounting system - reduces flex and deflection, improving torque application to the disc
    + Several color options available
    + Vehicle-specific calipers that maintain correct brake proportioning and balance
    + AeroRotor patented vaning for superior air flow
    + Cross-Drilled for street use or Gas-Slotted for street or track use
    + Billet aluminum mounting hats for superior strength over steel
    + DOT-compliant stainless steel brake lines
    + Street Performance brake pads that work on both street and light track use

    Maximizing brake efficiency by braking with all four wheels... Sounds obvious right? Many bolt-on caliper upgrades and other big brake kits are not built with the specific vehicle's dynamics in mind. With too much braking force on the front, rear traction is compromised. And vice-versa. Brake traction is better when all four tires are doing the work. Most BMWs have 50-50 weight distribution so the correct braking proportioning is crucial! StopTech engineers each kit around that vehicle's dynamics by altering the size and number of pistons in the caliper to match the master cylinder output and rotor size used in the kit. This is a rear kit and must be paired with a front StopTech kit.

    Big brake kits have larger components than the factory brakes. As a result they may not clear with some wheel sizes and designs. But for all others, StopTech has produced a template that has all of the critical dimensions of this brake kit. You can download and print it here and then check the clearance on your wheels. You can download and print it here and then check the clearance on your wheels.

    Brake FAQs
    Brake Pad Buying Guide
    Brake Rotor Buying Guide


    StopTech E36 Brake Kit Applications:
    1992-1995 E36 325i, 325is, 325ic
    1996-1999 E36 328i, 328is
    1996-1999 E36 328ic convertible, with stock solid rear brake rotors.
    This kit will not work on cars that have stock vented rear rotors.

    We will meet or beat any advertised price for StopTech Big Brake Kits! Call or e-mail us with the published pricing that you found and we will do our best to not only match that price but actually beat it!

    Part #: 83.142.0023
    Price: $2,295.00 (USD) 
    Position: Rear (must be matched with StopTech front kit)
    Caliper: 4-piston ST40
    Colors: black, red, silver, custom (call)
    Rotors: 332x32mm, cross-drilled or slotted
    Also Included: stainless steel brake lines, StopTech Street Performance pads, hardware

    Race Technology Used By Turner MotorsportStopTech Brakes puts championship-winning race technology and state-of-the-art engineering under your feet. StopTech's Rear Big Brake Kit for the E36 M3 is a model-specific brake upgrade engineered to work with a StopTech front Big Brake Kit, and the car's stock brake hydraulics and ABS/DSC system. StopTech builds each kit around the specific vehicle, engineering the system to achieve the correct brake balance. This brake upgrade gives better stopping performance in everyday driving, aggressive street driving, or all-out track days. By increasing the rotor size, using a larger pad, and a fixed forged aluminum caliper, you can improve your braking performance substantially for any condition! StopTech Brakes have been used on Turner Motorsport racecars since 2003, winning 5 sports car championships and recording numerous race wins since.

    Safety Improvements from A Big Brake Kit:
    + Caliper design improves brake application and increases torque - braking is stronger meaning shorter stopping distances and faster response
    + Vehicle-specific design - improves brake feel with a firmer pedal
    + Larger and thicker rotors - less fade and longer pad and rotor life

    Advantages of a StopTech Big Brake Kit:
    + extremely strong caliper and mounting system - reduces flex and deflection, improving torque application to the disc
    + Several color options available
    + Vehicle-specific calipers that maintain correct brake proportioning and balance
    + AeroRotor patented vaning for superior air flow
    + Cross-Drilled for street use or Gas-Slotted for street or track use
    + Billet aluminum mounting hats for superior strength over steel
    + DOT-compliant stainless steel brake lines
    + Street Performance brake pads that work on both street and light track use

    Maximizing brake efficiency by braking with all four wheels... Sounds obvious right? Many bolt-on caliper upgrades and other big brake kits are not built with the specific vehicle's dynamics in mind. With too much braking force on the front, rear traction is compromised. And vice-versa. Brake traction is better when all four tires are doing the work. Most BMWs have 50-50 weight distribution so the correct braking proportioning is crucial! StopTech engineers each kit around that vehicle's dynamics by altering the size and number of pistons in the caliper to match the rotor size used in the kit. Bigger is not always better...

    Big brake kits have larger components than the factory brakes. Some wheel designs and sizes may not clear without wheel spacers. StopTech has produced a template that has all of the critical dimensions of this brake kit. You can download and print it here and then check the clearance on your wheels.

    Brake FAQs
    Brake Pad Buying Guide
    Brake Rotor Buying Guide


    StopTech Rear Brake Kit Applications:
    1995-1999 E36 M3, including coupe, sedan, and cabrio models

    We will meet or beat any advertised price for StopTech Big Brake Kits! Call or e-mail us with the published pricing that you found and we will do our best to not only match that price but actually beat it!

    Part #: 83.131.0046
    Price: $2,495.00 (USD)