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How do I know what Brake Discs to order?

GFORCE May 22, 2007

  1. GFORCE

    GFORCE Bring On The Sunshine

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    Hi All,
    I need a new set of front Discs and Pads and I am not sure how to find out if I need the 288 x 25mm Vented Discs or the 312 x 25mm vented discs.

    I am guessing 312mm discs ?

    Does anyone know?

    P.S B6 2003 Audi A4 1.8T Sport Cabriolet
     
  2. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    Probably be 288mm but if you give GSF your VIN number then they'll tell you what discs you need. Or measure them.
     
  3. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    I might be wrong on this but i think the 312mm had vented rear discs not solid???
     
  4. a4sline190

    a4sline190 Member

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    My Sline has vented 312 x 25 mm fronts but solid rears 255 x 12- 04 plate.
     
  5. Elberoth

    Elberoth Member

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    312mm are OE on 3.0
    288mm are OE on all 1.8Ts

    You can upgrade from 288mm rotors to 312mm rotors (which is worthwile) - all you need are two 3.0 mounting brakets for the front calipers. everything is bolt on.
     
  6. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    How can they be when a4sline190 has 312mm???
     
  7. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    Well I have 345mm on my tdi so :moa:
     
  8. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    Show off.
     
  9. Elberoth

    Elberoth Member

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    Then A4 190hp (engine code BEX) is the exception. You can also buy 345mm brakes from the B6 S4 or 320mm brakes from the B7 A4.
     
  10. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    All down to you James, couldn't have done it without you....
     
  11. james0808

    james0808 Active Member

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    Glad i could help.:icon_thumright:
     
  12. GFORCE

    GFORCE Bring On The Sunshine

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    thanks for your help guys
     

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