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Did 170bhp Golf V5's ever come with 288mm carriers?

TDIQ Apr 12, 2011

  1. TDIQ

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    I recently won some carriers on eBay which were off a 2000 (W reg), 170bhp Golf V5. They have arrived but are 288mm carriers :slapped:

    Can anyone confirm whether or not the 170bhp models came with 288mm carriers because the guy is trying to tell me that it may have been a crossover model, which I don't really believe as surely the brakes couldn't have been either 288 or 312mm if it was a 170 model. It's not like something minor like door handle design or cup holders.

    He's offered me a refund less postage, but I was sold these as 170bhp V5 carriers, which I thought they must be 312mm as I've also read they have the vented rears too.
     
  2. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Looking up discs for a V5, it could be either on earlier models, or 312mm only on 01 onwards.
     
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    Thanks jojo, I thought it was 312s for a 170.

    Mikey, where did you lookup the discs? I looked on ECP but it just had 288s for either so didn't take much notice.
     
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    I used my electronic catalogue at work, as i work for a factors. Was with the supplier Apec.
     
  6. SiGainey

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    Nope, 288s were on the 150hp not the 170
     

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