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Brake pads question

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jpd89, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Jpd89

    Jpd89 Member

    Jun 8, 2012
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    I have upgraded to cupra r Brembo's but they are due pads and discs, are these any good? They cost the same as most people charge for discs only so I don't really have much to lose?


    Cheers, any opinions/experiences welcome
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  3. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

    Dec 8, 2006
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    Avoid at all costs is my suggestion.

    Mintex are a good make, usually top notch gear, but they seem to do these 'brake boxes' that are stupidly cheap, and come with discs and pads in a box just like that. I've made the mistake of using them twice before, second time assuming the first occasion was bad luck, but on both counts they've been ****. worse than standard, very dusty, and lacking in power and cold bite.

    i'd avoid them myself.

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