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B5 RS4 Brake upgrade checklist...

SmoothAssault Dec 10, 2009

  1. Puppy

    Puppy New Member

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    Not stupid...lucky and rich I would say:respekt:
     
  2. ASHIHARA

    ASHIHARA Member

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  3. Puppy

    Puppy New Member

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    Cheers Ash, I've had my eyes on these, they are plan C. Big Redd wouldn't take the RS4 calipers as part exchange for the B5 S4, I'm still considering getting these. Is the 2.0 tfsi set up any good?
     
  4. ASHIHARA

    ASHIHARA Member

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    I suppose they are similar with S4 B5 setup in terms of braking.
     
  5. Puppy

    Puppy New Member

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    Quick update, I've gone for the A4 B7 2.0T, 320mm disc and caliper set up. They are powder coated red, but will be getting them done in Gold. Will post pictures when I get them:thumbsup:
     
  6. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Look forward to the pics buddy, gold sounds good! :icon_thumright:
     
  7. Puppy

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    Finally got the calipers back today.

    They have been painted with two pack Polyurethane paint, I'm told it's tougher than powder coat!.The rear of the caliper has been painted in high temp silver paint for some contrast.

    Got S/S HEL brake lines and s/s bleed nipples too. Discs have been painted in high temp silver to prevent rust.

    Just need to get the whole lot on the car and bled:think:

    Here are some pics, let me know what you think?

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  8. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    They look very nice. I look forward to seeing them on the car!
     
  9. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Wow, they look lovely! Really nice finish. Get the on yer car asap! :)
     
  10. Puppy

    Puppy New Member

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    Well I finally got around to fitting the brakes, l/h side went OK with no problems, the r/h side was a nightmare, couldn't undo the brake pipe, totally seized, had to drive around for a few days with one old, and one new caliper/disc until I could get to a garage.

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    They had to replace the whole pipe up to the ABS block, which cost me more that the calipers, discs and pads combined:huh:

    Anyway all fitted now, and they are absolutely unbelievably good :applaus: her are some piccys of them fitted!

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  11. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Nice job :icon_thumright:
     
  12. ASHIHARA

    ASHIHARA Member

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    Wow,looks great!Big LIKE!:arco:
     
  13. amar06fbr

    amar06fbr Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    looks good :icon_thumright:
     

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