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Picked up another bargain today!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3 Hoggy, May 27, 2012.

  1. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    I've only gone and picked up another bargain today!

    I managed to get hold of a set of LCR Brembo's and also a forge turbo hose for the measly sum of...

    £150! Lol! The calipers are in good condition but had a bit of lacquer peel so I've started stripping them back ready for a refurb. I only realy posted this to brag! Any way here's a couple of quick pics

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    in the process of striping the second

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    First one stripped and a pic of the hose

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    Think I done quite well!
     
  2. dre_S3

    dre_S3 Member

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    That's a bargin mate top stuff :)
     
  3. JBL

    JBL New Member

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    fairplay, cant complain at that price. Look like there coming up alright to!
     
  4. cecilthesausage

    cecilthesausage ...It's Never Finished...

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    You like your bargains like...... I can remember one you got....:thumbsup:
     
  5. S3featesV9

    S3featesV9 Active Member

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    I don't no HOW you find these bargains Matt. Good buy though.
     
  6. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Wow!!

    Thats an amazing bargain - where from dude??
     
  7. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    jammy *******!
     
  8. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Are you just stripping them with Nitromors Hoggy? I take it you'll rebuild them with new seals and stuff when you're finished. Never seen the caliper stripped into halves like that before. Good work :)
     
  9. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Its not nitromorz mate it's some other stripper my dad got its bloody good stuff! the brakes were fitted with new seals not long ago so I've covered all the inside faces of the calipers and stripping the outside faces, the bloke I bought them from included new transfer tubes and new hoses from the back of the caliper to the little bracket thing. so I just snipped the transfers and separated the calipers for better access. Got a mate who's gunna check them over once ive rebuilt them before I get them fitted
     
  10. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Coventry, Same bloke I got my suspension from mate
     
  11. Customboy

    Customboy Member

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    Wow ur making my finds look expensive we have a new del boy in the house!
     
  12. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    In cov again!! This is getting silly now Hoggy lol!!!
     
  13. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Hahahaha! Sorry Rav I knew you'd say that!
     
  14. s3gazz

    s3gazz Well-Known Member

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    bargin mate thought mine was a good price at £230 with everthing ha
     
  15. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Too many damn bargain hunters on here. I need some tips from you boys.
     
  16. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Haha! Westy you gotta be cheeky and persistent that's the key!
     
  17. The Doctor

    The Doctor Well-Known Member

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    Did they come with a free pizza too, or is it just a cardboard box you're stripping them in? That'd be double-jammy.
     
  18. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Back together, been primed and now have a base coat on! Starting to look good!

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  19. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Need to fit fit transfer tubes and give them another quick spray. Then fit brembo stickers and lacquer them
     
  20. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I felt well left out of all this bargain hunting so I thought I'd join you ;)

    4 Team Dynamic Imola wheels 17" x 8J ET35 with tyres and wheel bolts all for £80.

    Love a bargain :)
     
  21. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    £80!!! Wow!
     
  22. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    That's right. Bargains everywhere ;)
     
  23. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Quick update on these, got the stickers on! Nearly there!

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  24. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Hahahaha another bargain!!!

    Brand new EBC grooved discs For £60 lol!!!

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    Getting some ferodo ds 2500 pads and braided lines and I'm good to go!
     
  25. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    Good effort there mate.
     
  26. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    nice find :thumbsup:
     
  27. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Yep so I returned the pagid discs to euro car parts and saved a hundred squid and that's why I'm splashing out on ferodo's
     
  28. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    Ha ha well done, good find! I usually keep a good eye on the local scrappy :)
     
  29. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Hoggy what primer, paint etc you use? Also anything to note when stripping the calipers down? Did yours need anything doing to them?
     
  30. cecilthesausage

    cecilthesausage ...It's Never Finished...

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    Ya like a bargain don't ya mate..... I can remember another 1 you had....
     
  31. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    I used halfords paint Dani just regular primer, colour coat then laquer. No high temp stuff mate, I read a few how too on a scoot website and they had done the same. The colour I used is Seat Flash red and I think it's spot on
     
  32. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    **** hot. Did you have to chnage anything mechanical, seals, pistons etc?
     
  33. Jay A3

    Jay A3 More power

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    You have done a brilliant job on painting those mate! And good find on the discs.
     
  34. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    The previous owner reliably informed me that they had new seals not long before I bought them. The dust seals also looked new so I took his word for it. They do work perfectly and I checked over them 500 miles after fitting and they are all good
     

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