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    Cud u tell me the size of discs I need front & rear for A4 2.0 tdi 170 avant?
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    You're best measuring them as i've noticed when doing my brakes, there are 3 sizes. And please don't write in text speak, its highly annoying (from one Scot to another ;) )
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    Definately best to measure them fella, I asked Audi they said front were 288, measured them they were 312mm
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    Plus one. This forum's first language is English, not drivel.
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    y wots up wit drivle
    and as above measure them
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    It might be worth going onto the website of a brake disc supplier and entering your car's details. Try this one.
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    I've tried that and they still got it wrong. I'm upgrading to 3.0TDi brakes soon, as frankly the quattro's are terrible. Someone on here said I couldn't fit S4 brakes, which is really annoying as i can get them nearly new for sod all :(
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    you can fit S4 breaks
    as long as you have all the parts
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    So if I can get the callipers on carriers, i'm ok? Does that mean I can fit RS4 brakes too?
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    yes you can
    theres a thread on her at the min
    that lists all parts needed.
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    Awesome :) RS4 brakes would be epic, although maybe over kill for my derv bus.
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    If you look on the chassis/build sticker you can determine the size of discs from that - 1LZ (288x22mm), 1LB/1LE (288x25mm), 1LT/1LF (312x25mm), or 1LA (320x30mm).

    But to be absolutely sure your best off measuring.

    Oh, regarding the RS4 brakes, have you priced up the discs alone?? - i hope your sitting down.
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    I had a 650bhp Evo 9GT with 356mm discs running DS3000 pads before this, trust me, cost on these things never phases me.

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