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312 mm brake upgrade

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by j4yvw, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. j4yvw

    j4yvw Member

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    hi what parts do i need to upgrade my a3 front brakes to 312mm.the car is a 2000 V audi a3 1.8 tqs.
    what audi range can i source them from as well.thanks.
     
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  3. elbored

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    I just got S3 carriers discs and pads,I used original calipers.
     
  4. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    That is what you need, search 312 brakes on ebay for the carriers if you want them brand new, or try and find a used set of Audi S3, 225TT and some higher powered B5 Passat/Audi A4's should do the trick, then 312 brake disks for S3/TT225/Leon Cupra(not R), and any pads that fit the caliper(must be 'Lucas' calipers I think?).
     
  5. A3Tom

    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    Its just discs and carriers isnt it?, calipers are the same so the A3 pads will be just fine
     
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    The first upgrade to do on your tqs! standards are so rubbish its unreal, i just got carriers, black diamond vented discs and ferado pads. your suspose to get ds200 pads from farado but i accidently got the crapper ones!.
     
  7. j4yvw

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    thanks for the replies.i was told that you could use thefront brake set up from an audi tt is that correct?
    if so what year do i need parts from?
     
  8. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!
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    yup TT set up is same as S3
     

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