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BMW 540i Brake Pad Set

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$46.76 List Price $55.18 Save $8.42 Availability: In Stock
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EBC – ULTIMAX BRAKE PAD SETS

Ultimax brake pads by EBC offer commuters the best braking power money can buy for their daily driver. They have a sharp bite but run nice and quiet and stay cool - and will last longer than factory brakes. EBC, top manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket braking components for daily drivers and race cars, holds several patents in braking technology that benefit not only the motorsports industry but also the solar, military and railroad industries.

  • Design features include beveled edge and center line slotting to prevent noise and heat build-up
  • Best compound you can get for street drivers
  • Meet s/exceeds factory quality standards
  • Makes a great brake upgrade for daily drivers
  • Serve as a factory brake pad replacement
  • Offers hard brake bite without annoying vibration or brake squeal
  • SKU#: E35UD1239
  • Brand: EBC
  • Fit Note: Sedan, RWD, Wagon, RWD
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
$24.74 List Price $29.19 Save $4.45 Availability: In Stock
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CENTRIC PREMIUM SEMI-METALLIC BRAKE PADS

Centric Premium Semi-Metallic Brake Pads with shims are manufactured using the same positive molding process used by leading automotive manufacturers. Centric Premium Semi-Metallic Brake Pads with shims provide superior stopping power with minimal dusting and noise. These brake pads are formulated for increased service life while maintaining high friction levels at all operating temperatures.

Features:

  • High friction level at all temperatures
  • 100% shimmed
  • Stable friction performance across wide temperature range
  • Positive Mold technology
  • 100% asbestos and copper free compounds
  • Precision cut backing plates
  • High anti dust capability
  • Application specific OE style shims
  • SKU#: CE300.06810
  • Brand: Centric
  • Fit Note: mfrbodycodename : E39, From 3/00, To 3/00, mfrbodycodename : E39
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
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"Put the Centric Premium pads on my '98 BMW 740iL based on good reviews from BMW 7 series site. So far, I have been very pleased with them. They are quiet, provide smooth stopping power and LOW DUST!" posted by: oscarbravo on July 22, 2009

$71.33 List Price $141.00 Save $69.67 Availability: In Stock
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AKEBONO EURO ULTRA-PREMIUM BRAKE PADS, CERAMIC, 2-WHEEL SET

Return the braking power of your European car back to its optimum level with Akebono Euro Brake Pads. Made of highly advanced ceramic formulation, these pads offer superb stopping power, reduced dust, and extended disc life. Additionally, front Euro pads are post-cured to maximize initial braking effectiveness and eliminate the break-in process.

Features:
  • Asbestos-free
  • Vehicle-optimized European formulation provides superior performance
  • Harmonically damped, chamfered, slotted, and shimmed for NVH control
  • Causes only minimal rotor wear to prolong rotor life
  • Backing plates are powdercoated for corrosion resistance
  • Includes high-temperature resistant moly lube


  • SKU#: AKEUR681
  • Brand: Akebono
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
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"Product looks good and fit perfect. It takes time to rate performance but stops as good as with original BMW brake pads and has less brake dust." posted by: thirsty_pickle on December 28, 2013

"If cleaning brake dust off your wheels is an annoyance, you will love these pads. As far as I can tell the performance is equal or better than OEM." posted by: Duke on October 23, 2009 view all 5 reviews

$51.94 List Price $61.29 Save $9.35 Availability: In Stock
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BENDIX TITANIUMETALLIC II BRAKE PADS, SEMI-METALLIC, 2-WHEEL SET

Enjoy unmatched braking performance right out of the box with TitaniuMetallic II brake pads. These boast a completely reformulated TitaniuMetallic II blue coating that cuts down the required break-in period from 200 stops to just 50 stops, assuring greater stopping power sooner. They also have an all-new semi-metallic pad formulation that provides shorter stopping distances with less pedal effort. Additionally, these have noise-reducing shims and match OE pads in terms of design (chamfered and/or slotted), configuration (riveted and/or integrally-molded) and included components (attaching hardware and/or wear sensors).

Features:
  • Asbestos-free
  • Semi-metallic formulation provides superior braking performance
  • TitaniuMetallic II coating shortens the break-in period
  • Greater stopping power from the very first stop


  • SKU#: BFMKD681
  • Brand: Bendix
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: Street Performance
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
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HAWK PERFORMANCE – CERAMIC LUXURY & TOURING BRAKE PAD SETS

Replace your worn out brake pads with ceramic luxury & touring brake pads by Hawk Performance and expect better stopping power, better longevity and virtually no brake dust on those nice, expensive wheels. Hawk Performance supplies the automotive and motorsports industries with high-end braking products and accessories including pads, rotors and calipers and utilizes state-of-the-art green technologies to serve the automotive and motorsports industries.

  • Betters your stopping time/response
  • Ceramic formula has linear friction profile that allows ABS system to work better
  • Produces almost no brake dust or noise and last longer than factory brake pads
  • Made with clean, green materials for reduced pollution and dust
  • OEM-style replacement pads
  • Increases safety of vehicle and braking performance
  • Ceramic pads cater exclusively to luxury, sport vehicles and SUVs that don’t tow/haul
  • Come in sets of 2
  • Backed by a limited lifetime warranty
  • SKU#: HFHB325Z720
  • Brand: Hawk
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: Street Performance
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 2-3 business days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
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POWERSTOP – Z26 EXTREME PERFORMANCE BRAKE PADS

Replacing brake pads doesn’t have to be a major investment if you choose wisely. PowerStop’s Z26 Extreme Performance brake pads are designed for those brake-loving drivers and high performance drivers who need could really utilize the extra 20 percent stopping power that these brake pads offer. PowerStop Extreme Performance Brake Systems, a team with over 200 years of combined automotive experience, is a world-renowned leader in brake technology and product development.

  • Primarily for high performance vehicles or those with large wheels
  • Ceramic and carbon fiber-infused compound resists fade up to 1500⁰
  • Offers 20 percent more stopability than other leading brands
  • Great for street drivers and racers
  • Backed by an unmatched 3-year warranty for rotor cracking
  • Meets and exceeds factory specifications
  • They offer better brake torque than factory brake pads
  • Low-dust formulation
  • Steel shims reduce brake noise
  • SKU#: P15Z26681
  • Brand: Powerstop
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: Extreme Street Performance
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
  • Notes: Shims, Hardware Included
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
$37.70 List Price $44.49 Save $6.79 Availability: In Stock
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BECK ARNLEY PREMIUM BRAKE PADS, SEMI-METALLIC, 2-WHEEL SET

Restore the performance of your braking system with Beck Arnley Premium Brake Pads. These long lasting brake pads are made to be of exact fit and ready to install right out of the box. More than this, these pads are post-cured so that you don't need to have them broken in any more.

Features:
  • Chamfered and/or slotted depending on OE design
  • Formulated from premium non-asbestos semi-metallic friction materials that withstand high heat
  • Post-cured so there is no break-in required
  • Pad assemblies are integrally molded and feature smooth-edged backing plates
  • Precision-fit construction virtually eliminates noise and reduces dust output
  • With chemically and mechanically bonded shims


  • SKU#: 087-1552
  • Brand: Beck Arnley
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
$69.64 List Price $82.18 Save $12.54 Availability: In Stock
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BOSCH QUIETCAST PREMIUM BRAKE PADS, 2-WHEEL SET

Replace worn-down OE brake pads with Bosch QuietCast Premium Brake Pads. These have the same material type as your original pads, but boast of advanced platform-specific formulation to ensure top braking performance. They are also sculpted to match the chamfers and slots of the OE design, if any. Additionally, these feature rubber-core shims that are heat and pressure cured between two layers of steel to ensure excellent rubber-to-metal bonding that results in noise reduction, increased strength, and corrosion resistance. With Bosch QuietCast, you are assured of reliable braking performance that is pleasantly noise-free.

Features:
  • Integrally molded Unimold design
  • Laminated OE-style rubber-core shims
  • Same-as-OE brake pad material type
  • Advanced platform-specific pad material formulation
  • Powdercoated backing plate
  • Synthetic lubricant included


  • SKU#: BSBP681
  • Brand: Bosch
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Includes: Caliper mount lubricant
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | All Engines | All Submodels
$58.91 List Price $69.51 Save $10.60 Availability: In Stock
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AC DELCO DURASTOP BRAKE PADS, CERAMIC, 2-WHEEL SET

AC Delco DuraStop Disc Brake Pads deliver exceptional braking performance under a wide range of operating temperatures and conditions. These brake pads are made to the exact specifications of your vehicle for that perfect fit.

Features:
  • D3EA tested and approved
  • With powdercoated backing plate that ensures professional protection and appearance
  • Manufactured using ceramic and nonferrous materials that are 100 percent asbestos-free
  • Designed with slots and chamfers that guarantee optimum noise suppression and performance
  • Produces minimal dust
  • Resists corrosion and premature wear
  • Ensures safe and consistent stopping ability


  • SKU#: AC17D396C
  • Brand: AC Delco
  • Fit Note: Sedan, 4-Wheel ABS, RWD, Wagon, 4-Wheel ABS, RWD, With Rear Disc Brake, Car
  • Product Fit: Direct Fit
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
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Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2002 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
  • 1994-1995 | 8 Cyl 4.0L | Base
$79.95 List Price $140.82 Save $60.87 Availability: In Stock
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Textar Original Brake Pads

The Textar OE formulated brake pads are designed and manufacturing to original equipment specifications, assuring superior quality and fit.

Textar brake pads are derived from 160 different formulations, some of these consisting of more than 20 different raw materials and each one carefully selected to meet the various requirements of a vehicle, its braking system, specific power, loads and braking characteristics.
  • OE-Equivalent and Direct Fit application.
  • Include the OE specified shims.
  • Low noise and reduced vibrations.
  • Formulated to OE Specifications.
  • Superior friction qualities.
  • Organic blended compound.
Textar specifications stipulate an even higher testing standard than ECE R 90, the European test standard to approve replacement pads. This separates Textar from its rivals, and offers distinct value to automotive part suppliers and garages.

Warranty Information: 12 month - 12,000 mile limited warranty.


  • SKU#: W0133-1605220
  • Brand: Textar
  • Fit Note: Sedan, 4-Wheel ABS, RWD, Wagon, 4-Wheel ABS, RWD
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
$66.95 List Price $140.82 Save $73.87 Availability: In Stock
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Pagid Brake Pads

Pagid manufactures a full range of brake pads to give wide vehicle coverage and are manufactured to O.E. specifications including more than 20 types of noise correction materials and packaged accessories.

Pagid supplies high performance friction materials to sports car manufacturers such as Aston Martin, Audi, Ferrari and Porsche. In racing its products are used at all levels from the club racing competitor up to professional and factory-backed GT, sports car and touring racing teams.

Engineered to deliver exceptional performance, comfort and safety, Pagid is the first choice of many of the world’s vehicle manufacturers for original equipment brake friction.
  • A powder coat finish gives a clean look and protects it from corrosion
  • Specifically developed and calibrated for each vehicle application.
  • The under-layer provides excellent shear strength and thermal barrier resistance.
  • Disc cracking resistance and noise prevention
  • The backing plates for brake pads meet the most demanding requirements
The Pagid brake pad range has more than 900 different references manufactured from 60 different friction materials.


  • SKU#: W0133-1605220
  • Brand: Pagid
  • Fit Note: Sedan, 4-Wheel ABS, RWD, Wagon, 4-Wheel ABS, RWD
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | 8 Cyl 4.4L | Base
$55.95 List Price $140.82 Save $84.87 Availability: In Stock
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NPN Brake Pads

The NPN OE formulated brake pads are designed and manufacturing to original equipment specifications, assuring superior quality and fit.

  • OE-Equivalent and Direct Fit application.
  • Manufactured using OE application specific formulas.
  • Organic blended compound.
  • Low noise and reduced vibrations.
  • Shimmed, chamfered, and slotted to match O.E. design
NPN Pads are formulated using Positive Pressure Molding Technology that guarantees the flattest mating surface, providing extended pad life and ultra smooth quiet operation.

Warranty Information: 12 month - 12,000 mile limited warranty.


  • SKU#: W0133-1605220
  • Brand: NPN
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | All Engines | All Submodels
$100.95 List Price $140.82 Save $39.87 Availability: In Stock
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Jurid Brake Pads

Jurid disc brake pads are developed on the basis of the demands and specifications of the vehicle and brake manufacturers and are installed as original equipment by many leading car brands throughout the world.

  • OE-Equivalent and Direct Fit application.
  • Low noise and reduced vibrations.
  • Formulated to OE Specifications.
  • OE style shims included
  • Superior friction qualities.
  • Organic metallic blended compound.
By fitting Jurid original brake pads, vehicle owners can be sure of maintaining the original OEM quality and performance.

Warranty Information:
12 month - 12,000 mile limited warranty.


  • SKU#: W0133-1605220
  • Brand: Jurid
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | All Engines | All Submodels
$62.95 List Price $127.56 Save $64.61 Availability: In Stock
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ATE Premium One Brake Pads

Friction just like the OE pads they replace, plus premium features for customer-pleasing brake performance. The ATE Premium One® advanced friction formulations reduce dusting and extend pad life, assuring quality and performance equal to or better than original equipment brake pads.

  • OE engineered brake system technology assures optimum fit and performance
  • Advanced friction formulations reduce dusting and extend pad life
  • Application matched premium quality friction grade
  • Underlayer design helps reduce noise, vibration and harshness
  • Shims, chamfers, slots, wear sensors and other premium features included
  • Restores original equipment pad performance, reduces wheel dusting and extends pad life.
Warranty Information: The ATE limited warranty (“Limited Warranty”) is issued by Continental Teves, Inc. ("CTI"), warrants that your ATE brake pads will be free of defects in material and workmanship for 12 months from the time of purchase


  • SKU#: W0133-1600466
  • Brand: ATE Premium One
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Recommended Use: OE Replacement
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: 1-2 Business Days
  • Asbestos Free: Yes
  • Includes: Shims
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1994-1995 | 8 Cyl 4.0L | Base
$42.95 List Price $86.31 Save $43.36 Availability: In Stock
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PBR Ultimate Brake Pads

The PBR Ultimate brake pads are a highly specialized Kevlar and ceramic compound that are designed for high performance driving and hard-braking applications, providing extreme stopping power and high resistance to fade at higher temperatures.

Technical Features:
  • OE-Equivalent and Direct Fit application.
  • Special Kevlar ceramic formulation.
  • Integral shim delivers quiet operation.
  • High co-efficient of friction.
  • Exceptional braking power with shorter stopping distances.
  • High resistance to brake fade at high temperatures.
  • Low-metal content.
Driving Styles:
  • Extreme high performance.
  • Hard braking.
  • Road or competitive track.
The PBR Kevlar Ceramic pads boast a maximum continuous working temperature of 550° C (1022° F degrees) and provide consistent braking throughout its operating temperature range, producing dependable, predictable stops time after time while maintaining a solid pedal feel.

Warranty Information:
12 month - 12,000 mile limited warranty.




Ultimate - Ceramic
  • SKU#: W0133-1623402
  • Brand: PBR
  • Quantity Sold: 2-Wheel Set
  • Anticipated Ship Out Time: Same day - 1 business day
 
Fits the following BMW 540i Years:
  • 1997-2003 | All Engines | All Submodels
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