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Best place for standard discs and pads?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Stanley, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. Stanley

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    My 98 A3 1.8 T Sport is well overdue a full set of discs and pads!

    Is there anywhere online thats best/cheapest to order them?

    Or will i just answer my own question with 'eBay'?

    Cheers all.
     
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  3. voorhees

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  4. Stanley

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    Just any old stuff really.

    Whatevers cheapest.
     
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    I got a full set of rear discs and pads for mine for £30 posted off ebay ;)
     
  7. Stanley

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    Just found a full set of front and rear discs AND pads for £80 posted!
     
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    Agree with above, tyres and brakes aren't worth scrimping and scraping on!
     
  10. Stanley

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    8 Helix rubbers and 4 Tesco CDR's would be better than what i have at the moment!
     
  11. bengal

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    The ones off ebay will be a simalar quality as the cheaper brakes at eurocarparts and the like. Voorhees is right by saying you get what you pay for but imo it is how long they last they will still stop the car well enough under day to day driving but i wouldnt go taking it on a track lol.
     
  12. fingermouse

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    guy at work just put cheap discs on a bmw , then had a bit of wobble on the front turns out they warpped or were out of balance. Put a new set on that cost the right amount and they are fine. Just get Pagid from euro they are spot on
     
  13. mattyboy199

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    go mintex of ebay
     
  14. Rob_B

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    i would try some local motor factors before i would buy brakes on ebay to be honest, there wont be much in it in terms of price but maybe a world of different in terms of quality

    i use TPS for all my s3 stuff - they are Trade Parts Specialists(VAG) may not be the cheapest, but best value for money in my opinion

    regards
    rob
     
  15. A3Tom

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    Cheap discs turn to cheese after a while.
     

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