[A4] Brakes & Rotors Update

Nicholas Stock nickstock at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 12:08:13 EST 2006

Richard, have fun! I put some Brembo slotted rotors on the front of my old
A4 and mintex red box all around too, made a nice difference to the brake
feel..have you considered changing the hoses for some braided stainless
whilst you're at it?

Happy Thanksgiving,


On 11/25/06, Richard Hurt <rnhurt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well,
> I removed my front pads and found out that I had latterly separated the
> right front pad!  So, when I removed the pressure on it, it literally fell
> out in pieces in my hand.  I guess it's time to change them.  :)  While I
> was in there, I looked at the rear and they were in pretty bad shape as
> well.  I'm guessing they might be the original pads that were on the car.
> If so, I sure got my moneys worth!
> Stop making that face at me -- I'm changing them already!
> Anyway, after checking with the dealer ($630 + tax) I ordered a set of ATE
> Powerslot rotors for the front, plain rotors for the back, and Mintex Red
> Box all around.   The final bill was just over $300 and hopefully I'll get
> them before Friday (holiday shipping) and have them on.  I'll let you know
> how it goes.
> Later...
> Richard
> BTW: I ordered from Import Replacement Parts
> <http://www.importrp.com>(IRP).  ECS wouldn't have had the rotors for
> another 2 weeks and I can't
> wait that long.
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