How to buy an Audi

Dupree, Jim dupree at
Mon Apr 1 11:00:07 EST 2002

The rule of thumb I was taught is to replace them when the pad material is
as thin as the metal backing plate of the pad. Which on most Audi's is about
5mm. I think Audi says 2mm thick but I'm not sure.


 -----Original Message-----
From: 	Douglas Frank [mailto:frank at]
Sent:	Monday, April 01, 2002 10:36 AM
To:	,quattro
Subject:	Re: How to buy an Audi

Phil Payne wrote:
> >
> >
> > Sorry to waste your time.
> There's no need to wait until the light comes on before changing
> the front pads.  If you catch them before the wire is abraded through,

At about what thickness?

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