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    Rear Brake Calipers

    Hi Guys,

    one of my rear calipers are seized. its been greased etc but it has seized again after a week or so.

    Anyone got a replacement laying around? for a A3 1.8T

    what size discs are they for? and what other cars are they on?

    cheers lads

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    The rear disc size is 232mm, the calipers are the same on mk4 golfs and skoda octavias,2WD models.

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    thanks ill see what i can find. i take it its ok to replace one caliper? dont see why not?

    Audi A3 1.8T Sport (AGU) - 2000
    Engine: Carbonio CAI/Jetex JR Hybrid Induction, Forge 007p DV, Forge TIP, Longlife S/S Custom Exhaust system, R-Tech Stage 1 Remap, Creation Motorsport Boost Pipe Kit.
    Exterior and Chassis: 18" Cades Tyrus, Euro Wipers, low on JOM Coilovers, Eibach Front & Rear ARB's, Black Angel Eye Headlights, 6000K HID's, S3 Brakes.
    For Sale PM ME - £2500 Mods Inc

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    Yeah that would be fine mate.

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    I replaced just one on my rears on my old A3 1.8T with a new genuine one and got a new seal kit and replaced the other side just to make sure it was good. all worked fine for me.

    My replacement was a real ball ache, the rear n/s brake pipe spilled all the brake fluid over night, that was an easy fix but when trying to bleed the system the o/s rear bleed screw snapped so in the end had to replace the o/s caliper and refurbished the n/s caliper all because of a poxy bleed screw snapping.

    You may already have checked but from my experience would recommend you check all your bleed screws are working before you take things apart, also recommend you check the washer between the caliper and brake hose as these are common failure as they are just an aluminium washer that corrodes easily over the years.

    If you need a seal kit for 1x caliper let me know as I have one I have no use for if you want it for the cost of P&P
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    thanks mate ill be in touch

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    Engine: Carbonio CAI/Jetex JR Hybrid Induction, Forge 007p DV, Forge TIP, Longlife S/S Custom Exhaust system, R-Tech Stage 1 Remap, Creation Motorsport Boost Pipe Kit.
    Exterior and Chassis: 18" Cades Tyrus, Euro Wipers, low on JOM Coilovers, Eibach Front & Rear ARB's, Black Angel Eye Headlights, 6000K HID's, S3 Brakes.
    For Sale PM ME - £2500 Mods Inc

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul syverson View Post
    how much dude im blocked at work?

    Audi A3 1.8T Sport (AGU) - 2000
    Engine: Carbonio CAI/Jetex JR Hybrid Induction, Forge 007p DV, Forge TIP, Longlife S/S Custom Exhaust system, R-Tech Stage 1 Remap, Creation Motorsport Boost Pipe Kit.
    Exterior and Chassis: 18" Cades Tyrus, Euro Wipers, low on JOM Coilovers, Eibach Front & Rear ARB's, Black Angel Eye Headlights, 6000K HID's, S3 Brakes.
    For Sale PM ME - £2500 Mods Inc

 

 

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