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Old 21 Apr 2009, 08:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Rear Disc Advice Needed

I need new rear discs for my bugeye WRX. I am not after anything special, just reasonable quality replacements.

Camskill have discs and pads for about 100 delivered, and on ebay discs and pads can be had for around 60. Local Subaru dealer quoted me 190 for discs and pads. I know that generally you get what you pay for, but prices seem to vary wildly with no means of being able to compare quality. Does anybody have any experience of aftermarket discs?

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Old 21 Apr 2009, 08:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well if you're not after anything amazing then EBC do decent enough discs. Scoobyworld have some. There is divided opinion about them though.
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Thanks, but I'm only after plain vented discs. Grooved EBCs will be a waste of money for me as I don't need brakes any better than standard.
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well if you are happy with the standards then Camskill do the replacements for a decent price. Just curious but why would a slight upgrade not be on the cards?
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As I said, waste of money for me. I haven't driven the car hard enough to find the standard brakes not good enough, and I doubt I ever will.
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Brembo do plain vented dics,cheapish to iirc..
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Re: Rear Disc Advice Needed

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I need new rear discs for my bugeye WRX. I am not after anything special, just reasonable quality replacements.

Camskill have discs and pads for about 100 delivered, and on ebay discs and pads can be had for around 60. Local Subaru dealer quoted me 190 for discs and pads. I know that generally you get what you pay for, but prices seem to vary wildly with no means of being able to compare quality. Does anybody have any experience of aftermarket discs?

Thanks in advance.
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Give them a call or order on line... good enough for everyday use... not for sprints, track days or hard driving, great from cold with good bite when run in, after appx 200 miles

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Old 25 Apr 2009, 08:55 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I changed the discs and pads today. Absolute doddle to do, and an instant improvement.

I should have mentioned before that the old discs were shagged because the pads were jammed solid in the calipers, and the inside face of discs were covered in years of rust because the inside pads hadn't made full contact with the disc in years (I'm guessing it is years, they were bad!). This was masked by the fact the outer pad was making contact and the disc looked perfectly serviceable. It is well worth removing the caliper or pads and having a look at the inside face of your rear discs if you haven't done it recently.
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