[A4] Brakes & Rotors Update
rnhurt at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 17:19:23 EST 2006
I really can't wait to get it back on the road and see how much better it
I don't really want to break the seal on the brake lines and installing
stainless lines would do that. I've also heard that the stainless lines
actually wear out faster because of the braiding. Anyone have any
experience with them?
On 11/25/06, Nicholas Stock <nickstock at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> > out in pieces in my hand. I guess it's time to change them. :) While
> > 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
> > 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
> > Powerslot rotors for the front, plain rotors for the back, and Mintex
> > Box all around. The final bill was just over $300 and hopefully I'll
> > them before Friday (holiday shipping) and have them on. I'll let you
> > 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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