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Which size rear pads? Different heights.

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by wysiwyg, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. wysiwyg

    wysiwyg Member

    Apr 2, 2010
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    Seem to have two options.

    Have a B5.5 1.8 avant.

    Option 1. Thickness: 16,6, Width: 87,6, Ht: 67,5
    Option 2. Thickness: 17,2, Width: 87, Ht: 53

    The height options are obv different.
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  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
    Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

    Jan 30, 2008
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    There are two b5 pads, and the only difference is the type of retaining spring.

    If you have iron calipers you want the "droopy" springs, if you have aluminium calipers you want the "sticky-up" springs. It makes sense when you look at the two pads.

    Post the part numbers your looking at and wether your car has alloy calipers or steel.

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