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Took the plunge and bought some porsche cayenne calipers

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by Craig Cull, Nov 28, 2013.

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    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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    Managed to steal these for £250 from a breaker near me in leeds! Abit tatty but after a refurb in yellow with brembo in black, we should be good to go.
    To be honest, it wasnt the plan to buy these yet, but i made a silly offer and he took it so here we are. Although its been touched on before, does anybody have any tips? I know which discs and bolts to get etc, but is their any other issues that anyones picked up on allong the way.

    Cheers guys :)
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    Yeah their 18z mate, read up on all the important parts etc so i didnt go in blind. Been watching some for 6 months for £400 but wanted to wait for some cheaper ones. For once waiting has paid off lol! Ill check out the thread. :)
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    Nice one, well done! I best not mention I got my set for free then! How? I bought a used ECS stage 5 front & stage 1 rear kit with rotors, bells, adapters & 18Z Porsche red calipers for my old S3 for £1000 from a breaker who didn't know how valuable it was. Then kept the calipers and sold the rest for £1100!! :faint:
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    guys sorry to jump in, your front OEM setup are they 345mm as I was offered a set and they look like they may fit an A3 8P and bolt straight on as the callipers look like the golf R32 callipers??
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    Our OEM is 320mm, but the caliper is from a S4 which uses a 345mm. But we cant do that on our cars unless you have the carrier adapter plate to allow for a bigger disc otherwise if we did use the current set up you have to grind the inside of the caliper to make it fit,
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    good man! No excuse for them lieing around then haha! Get them on! ;)
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