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big brakes need advise

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by a3-se, Aug 27, 2009.

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    hi ive got an audi a3 1.6 se at the moment its got standerd 15inch alloys on ive found some 18s but the wheels show the brakes quite alot can anybody help and tell me either where i can get some bigger brake discs from or will any other audi a3 brakes fit straight on (no modifying needed) not for performance just for the looks thankyou
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition Staff Member Moderator

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    S3 brakes are the obvious choice, you will need the discs (312mm) and carriers at the very least but suspect you may also need the calipers and pads too as they may be different on a 1.6 to a 1.8...

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    iirc the hubs are different on the 1.6's so i'm not sure that the s3 brakes are a straight swap, i know they are for the 1.8t's.
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    good point :)

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    thanks for your coments will ave a look and check them out thanks
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