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Old 29 Oct 2009, 07:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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WHAT BRAKE DISCS

right need to chnage the brakes on the car
front and back
what discs are prople using i was looking at drilled and groved on ebay
several types and several guys manufacturing there own
right do i need to even go for drilled and groved some guys say no as the crack etc and brembo do a std vented disk
but dont think they do a rear for the 99 turbo uk 266
finally anybody used rotordiscs there are drilled and groved with a wavy rim
#also what pads cant afford ferrodo and got ebc redstuff ceramic off ebay for a quid so using them
but looking for rear rear arrrghhhh
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Re: WHAT BRAKE DISCS

Would just get grooved personally 6-12 grooves max its all ya need-would steer clear of EBC`s though gaps are too wide in the grooves(imo) an i were just generally unimpressed with em.

Had EBC on a 106gti, had tarox G88`s on scooby-useless,gone bk to std discs with mintex 1155 pads-better than the G88 40groove with tarox pads.

Only downside to the 1155`s is they squeal alot when cold or reversing-trying ds2500`s next-but for me std discs do.
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Re: WHAT BRAKE DISCS

Would also say grooved discs I think the drilled are weak and crack near holes somtimes
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Old 30 Oct 2009, 08:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: WHAT BRAKE DISCS

Just good quality standard discs if for a road car. Change pads to ferrodo ds2500, groodridge braided hose and dot 5.1 brake fluid is what most people will tell you.

If you have 17" wheels or over you could really make a big difference by getting oversized discs. Try here.... Subaru Impreza 335mm Brake Upgrade Kit - Using Mintex 1144 or Ferodo DS2500 Pads . Ian Godney has a small workshop in S.Wales and Rallies an Impreza. If i had a classic this is the route i would go. forget the rears if money is an issue just bulk up the fronts where 75% of the braking is done.

redstuff pads are not good for road use from my experience. and grooved only, not drilled
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