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S3 front caliper to the rear?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Mr. B, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. Mr. B
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    I think I read some,vagoc I think.... that you can fit S3 front calipers to the rear with light modification? Is this true? I think it would look sick.
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    is this a joke ?
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    No......
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    i think he means to the rear of the front wheel rather then to the rear wheels?
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    I hope so haha
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    could do with come clarification do you mean run front calipers on the back and then run a hand brake caliper like an r8 ? or just switch the calipers location on the front ?
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    The first one, I have no idea how brakes work, didn't think about the handbrake. Can't the front caliper work as handbrake as well. I mean it's just a piston moving up and down no? I know I read it somewhere.
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    Surely that would be even more bizarre - especially as the tie rods are there!
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