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B5 S4 Brakes Fitted

james0808 Aug 10, 2006

  1. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    Got my S4 brakes off Quantumjohn today(thanks) and had to put them on.

    This was my old ones
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    The S4 ones on checking for wheel clearance as the calipers are massive.
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    and here are both sets with the new ones on after a bit of paint.
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    and finally all finished with the dirty wheel back on.
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    It was a very easy job to do and i think they look good,dont know how good they are yet but i will let you know when i bed them in abit.
     
  2. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    Thought i better give the wheels a clean.
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    just got to clean the discs up abit now.
     
  3. kenny_boon

    kenny_boon Active Member

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    what size are the new brakes?
     
  4. Olly_K

    Olly_K Administrator

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    looking nice !
     
  5. marmite

    marmite Counting the Tesco Club points

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    liking your wheels
     
  6. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    I didnt measure them but i looked at some uprated discs and they are 323/30mm.They are loads better than the standard rubbish i had.
    Thanks for the comments Olly_K and marmite.Its slowly getting to how i want it,it looked like this when i got it in april...............
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  7. kenny_boon

    kenny_boon Active Member

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    i have a 1.8T sline quattro, any ideas if they would fit?

    not sure what size of brakes mine has as standard
     
  8. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    I think yours will be the same as what i had,288mm.Not sure though.The S4 brakes will fit yours,the only thing is the calipers are very wide.My wheels only clear the caliper by a couple of mm.
     
  9. dummi

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    i have some of those off my a6 now i've upgraded to cayennes, i want £75 for pair of two pot callipers, £15 for used 320mm discs, no pads they were too far gone to use again. discs have enough metal left on them for a while
     
  10. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    are they the same as the S4 bits and in good nick?
     
  11. dummi

    dummi smoking a6

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    i believe they are the same fitment as s4 bits, check etka. yes obviously the outside looks mucky as i never painted them but you can do that, but function wise there were no problems i took them off purely because i upgraded to bigger.
     
  12. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    How old are they?
     
  13. dummi

    dummi smoking a6

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    1999. pm me if you want to know more rather than us jacking this thread.
     
  14. sc299

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    Hi james0808, to fit a B5S4 caliper on a B6A4, would that just be the calipers, rotors and pads?

    Can we reuse the same caliper carriers?

    Thanks
    Sam
     
  15. SmoothAssault

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    So what's happened to your brake shields? Do you still have the standard ones hiding behind your S4 discs, or have you just not bothered with the shields?

    I only ask as I am in the process of doing a B5 RS4 front brake conversion. I have the carriers already with callipers and discs on the way. Just braided lines, pads and shields still on the shopping list. Wondering if shields can come off the list?

    Cheers.
     
  16. jwhat

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    Where are you getting your braided lines from?
     
  17. SmoothAssault

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