[A4] Brakes & Rotors Update
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?
On 11/25/06, Richard Hurt <rnhurt at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> 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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