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1.9 tdi upgrading brakes

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by daz.h, Apr 16, 2013.

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    [Apr 16, 2013]
    i'm looking at upgrading my brakes on my 2007 a3, to possibly something like the 312mm items.
    i know the hubs will need changing etc, would a complete hub and caliper from a 2.0 a3 model be a straight swap?
    i could then possibly get a set of carriers at a later date, or does anyone have a better idea as to a car to remove a 312mm kit from and that will fit on my 1.9 a3 tdi ?
    only looking for standard stuff, nothing like brembo's etc.
    i live close to a few breakers yards so the have several golfs and audis in, i'm just unsure as to what model the parts will be fitted too.
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    [Apr 16, 2013]
    bump, come on, someone must have an idea.
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    [Apr 17, 2013]
    just need to buy bigger caliper carriers for 312 discs . your callipers are the same just change carriers
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    [Apr 17, 2013]
    thanks tdi -man, i thought the calipers were different on the 1.9 to the 2.0 models.
    any idea what models have the carriers i'd need. i thought id need complete hubs etc.
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    [Apr 17, 2013]
    as far as I know and vw after 2004 with a 112 pcd mk5 golf etc
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    [Apr 18, 2013]
    thats great, many thanks.
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