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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
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    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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    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.
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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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    Bugger sorry mis-read it, Yeah sounds like they are warped.
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    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 :)
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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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