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    My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Got my discs and pads today.

    The front discs look huge and weight a ton.

    Hope to get them fitted tomorrow or thursday i will take some pics of before and after.

    Cheers folks

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    where did you get the discs, what model are they from and how much?

    cheers

    got the carriers already but not the discs yet.

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Got drilled and grooved discs front and rear not a big name and cost about 120 from rally design.

    The pads are Mintex.

    I have just been out painting my carriers so they are ready to fit.

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    what model a6 ones did you ask for?

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    I think the make of the discs may be Maxtorq.

    I asked for ones for an A6 quattro that are size 312mm x 25mm. They look massive will look wll smart should fill my alloys up cos i only have 17s

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    sweet, nice one, think ill get mine from them, good price that for front and rears.

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    The lot cost about 330. (F+R discs, F+R pads).

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Nice price heres my front setup on my 2.8, never got round to painting the calipers.
    There ECS.


    My 1.8TQ will be running full RS4 Calipers front & Rear plus disc and these are huge, I'm amazed there fit with 18" Rim's

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Be interesting to see if it makes a big difference in braking performance since the callipers aint being changed. Should look good though.

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

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    Be interesting to see if it makes a big difference in braking performance since the callipers aint being changed. Should look good though.

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    It should do in theory. Although the surface area of the pad is the same, they are gripping the disks further from the centre, so should have more leverage, if that's the right word for it.

    Plus like you say, they look nice and beefy! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devil.gif[/img]

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Are you doing anything with the callipers Markey? On my old Coupe I painted them with red 'Smoothrite' and it looked sweet. Although that was a red car, and a bit sportier-looking than an A4. What do you reckon? Too Max Power???!!!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    The classier look. Like it.

    Make sure you get some pics posted up then mate.

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Got to be red even on a A4.

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

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    Nice price heres my front setup on my 2.8, never got round to painting the calipers.
    There ECS.



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    They look great mate, tempted to do this myself, with the calipers painted would look the business!
    My brakes look tiny now with 18's on the car [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/vomit.gif[/img]

    Cheer s [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Big disc look cool plus they work, I have done to track days at bendy Castle comb and no Break fade.

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Here is a quick pic of my disks


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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Nice photo Markey - Are you using your "Plates 'o' meat" as a guide to the size of the discs.....

    They look well - serious stopping power - Nice
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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    Got my new brakes on today
    Here is the original front



    Here is the new front



    Here them side by side.

    Fronts

    Rears
    Chers folks

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    looks good mate [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

    Whered you get the carriers?

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    Re: My 312mm Brake upgrade.

    thanks

    from 4ringspares.co.uk

 

 

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