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    Brake pads, discs and fluid change/upgrade

    Having all this done on Saturday morning, as well as a service and MOT. The question is, am I mad not to replace the standard hoses at the same time? Thinking about buying HEL lines or Goodridge...

    Car is an S3 BAM 2002 - it's having Padid plain discs front and rear, mintex rear pads, DS2500 front pads and ATE Super Blue fluid...!

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    The hose kits available only replace the fronts and the two that go from the body to the rear arms... they don't normally replace the part flexi/hard pipe that goes to the calipers

    As std I think they are 'braided' anyway but the decent stuff (Bill sells lines for Brembos etc normally) use stainless (not plated) fittings so are a good alternative

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    Ah OK, thanks Paul. I think my rears are the ones on their way out so may just replace as and when.

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    I would imagine they can be check once up on a ramp...

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    Brake pads, discs and fluid change/upgrade

    Sailed through service and MOT and pads and discs are wearing evenly I'm pleased to say, so been fitted correctly!

    However, I have a lot of fluid left in the ATE super blue tin. And by a lot, I mean over half full... I know the system takes less than 1 litre, but does this concern anyone else?

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    Where did you get the discs from jd? You got any pics?
    2000 AMK S3, Revo'd, forge 007p, B8's, H&R's, tarox g88's, ferrodo ds2500's, and in the fastest colour



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    I used nearly a ltr of ATE blue as I just wanted to be sure I had bled it all through... I went round a few times to be sure...

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