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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Johnson3, Oct 21, 2012.

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    [Oct 21, 2012]
    Im looking to change the callipers an discs on my car

    Wat to most people tend to go for??
    I have brembo 4 pots of a evo 9 ? Much work in getting these to fit?
    Or wat to u guys recommend.

    Thanks
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    [Oct 21, 2012]
    If you give MaetayMcFly a shout I think that he has an R8 setup with 362mm disks and 4 piston callipers for sale. Don't quote me on that though! :)
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    [Oct 21, 2012]
    ;-) thanks mate
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    [Oct 21, 2012]
    I've fitted rs4 Calipers and disks. Not too hard and excellent braking now
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    [Oct 21, 2012]
    There are a number of kits for the S3 now.

    My own suggestion is to drop DaveB1970 a line and get his opinion.

    I have the VWRacing kit on mine,and it coped pretty well with hauling the S3 down from over 120mph repeatedly on the straight at Brands recently.
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    [Oct 24, 2012]
    Has any one on here fitted these 4 pot brembo to there car??
    If so how much wrk was it
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    [Oct 24, 2012]
    Well Martin, who's selling them for a start! Haha. Also, maybe PM N8 because I'm pretty sure he's used this exact setup before... :)
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    [Oct 24, 2012]
    I didn't fit them myself, don't have the space nor the confidence, but it's no more work than replacing the standard discs and pads (though you have to properly bleed the brakes after).
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    [Oct 24, 2012]
    So the callipers fit straight on ?? ??

    Thanks for getting back mate
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    [Oct 24, 2012]
    I have the carriers and all bolts so they fit straight on, also have spacers for the larger discs (my carriers are machined to fit a 355mm disc)... though the original owner had them on a Passat so not 100% on A3 fitment. Maybe someone somewhere knows for sure?
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    [Dec 12, 2012]
    You still have these?
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    [Dec 12, 2012]
    Me? Nope, brakes went with the car when I sold it. Buyer should still have the A3 carriers though, since he was going to put the brakes back on the S3. I can ask him if he still has them if you want?
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    [Dec 12, 2012]
    I have an R8 kit for sale if your interested, PM me.
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    [Dec 12, 2012]
    Pm me price m8 i have these brakes (brembo's) but pm me price who know :)
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