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    new shaped s3 front brakes on 8l

    hi everyone, i would like to upgrade my front brakes at sometime in the future, but i would like them to look oem, has anyone fitted the 345mm front brakes from the new s3 to there 8l s3, would i just need some adaptors for the calipers, or is there more to it, thanks
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    I imagine you'd have to get the adapters cuatom made.
    You'd need brake lines aswell.
    They are still only a sliding one piston caliper design you know, there are better upgrades available. But if uou can get them cheap enough, i really like the idea!

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    The discs will also be wrong PCD ie 5x112 rather than your 5x100.
    Re drilling them isnt the problem ... its knowing if the throw of the disc ( from the face the wheel bolts to to the front face of the disc ) is the same or would that need working into the adapters as well.
    As said... there are much easier upgrades out there
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    thanks for the replies lads, sounds like it could be quite a tricky job and probably expensive i just liked the idea of them looking oem, i think i will have to look into alternative brake upgrades and then get them powder coated black and maybe get some subtle audi or s3 stickers for them
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    This is what you could do not as subtle as you can get but certianlly more subtle than a porsche sticker




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