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front brake discs? which ones do you recommend??

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by buffalino, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. buffalino

    buffalino LIVING THE GOOD LIFE

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    Iv got an 2007 s3 with 60,000km , The brakes or wheels rattle or vibrate when i push the brakes at 120-150kph,Is it the brake discs? Is 60k the norm for changing front discs? the car is normal standard s3 no updates,, just bbs wheels, if i need discs im happy with the standard, but can you recommend anything better and cheaper? thanks steve barcelona
     
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  3. LEE69

    LEE69 07 170 DSG

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    Sounds like the wheels need balancing if you can "drive through" the vibration.
    Put the front wheels to the rear and see if stops or changes at all.
     
  4. Johnny Bravo

    Johnny Bravo 6+1 Gears
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    I'll take two please Johnny.

    ...wonder if the Mrs will mind me fitting one to the Kitchen worktop?
     
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    LEE69 07 170 DSG

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    Bugger sorry mis-read it, Yeah sounds like they are warped.
     
  7. Johnny Bravo

    Johnny Bravo 6+1 Gears
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    Haha! Don't have to buy that monster. I'm sure there are shops who have something similar and can trim the disks :)
     
  8. buffalino

    buffalino LIVING THE GOOD LIFE

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    thanks,,to all,, going for new discs and brakes,, brembo,, standard !!
     
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    Not sure why they felt the need to blow off all the coins with a can of air?! lol
     

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