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Crossed/drilled discs on a 170 anyone

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    Hi Gang

    Is anyone running crossed & drilled brakes discs on their 170, if so where from, recommendations.

    Cheers

    Mac
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    I always thought aftermarket drilled were best avoided because they were prone to cracking around the holes?

    Are S4 brakes beefier? Maybe source them from feebay or a breakers?
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    I think he means the cross-drilled ones from the 2.0T Special Edition. I asked about fitting these, but its not a straight swap as the discs are larger so need different calipers too.
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    Not necessarily from the 2.0T, but i have seen some running cross drilled discs on 170's, just wondered if anyone on here had any knowledge of them.
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    M-tech when i got my 140 vant they had just been fitted all round
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    Cheers Lee, just googled M-tech, they look great, and a good price.

    Any recommendation on pads or would you use MTEC's

    Mac
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    they got red stuff in them
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    Sold lol, don't suppose you would know the exact dimensions of the 170 discs, Audi said 288mm x 25mm, but i've measured and am sure they are 312 x 25 :think:
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    the ones on this 06 140 are 312
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    I'll be popping the wheels off the morra to measure again to make sure, thanks for the info fella, appreciated.
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    Post up your dimensions please as I will probably be going down the same route when replacements are due.

    Thanks.
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    Will do, soon as i get them measured fella
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