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About rear brake upgrade.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Theodore, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. Theodore

    Theodore New Member

    Jan 2, 2004
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    It is my first post to your club.
    I want to put bigger rear brakes on my 4WD Leon 1.8T 20V.
    I now have 256mm vented discs and I want to put the ECS rear big brake system with 308mm rotors.

    http://www.ecstuning.com/stage/edpd/pagebuild_v2.cgi?make=Volkswagen&engine=1.8T&model=337/20AE&submodel=&category=Braking&subcategory=ECS%20Stage%201R ,

    but I am afraid that they will ruine the balance of the front- rear system.
    This, because a friend with a S3, put bigger discs, and told me that when was braking the car, the rear part was chasing the front( brake distributor did not work).
    Any idea?
    Theodore /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
    Athens Greece.
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  3. Gambba

    Gambba Active Member

    Jan 14, 2003
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    Not sure how easy it would be to do, but a variable brake balance valve would allow easy setup and balancing of front versus back so could be an option.

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