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    Astra Coupe Turbo Brakes

    i have been told i only have 25% of my brakes left at my last mot (same as i had the mot before that too but anyway)

    so i am thinking rather than going for stock parts, have any coupe turbo owners changed theirs, if so for what and what are they like

    if any 1 could help/advice, would much appreciate it

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    i would go for Red dot disc's with std pads

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    Saw these in this months total vaux magazine, look tasty but cost £174 and no idea how good they are.

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    i got drilled and groved discs off ebay and greenstuff pads
    done some trackdays with them and they have been really good they don't fad at all. sometimes the brakes are too good slowing me down too much more than i wanted when going into corners. they are good when cold too.

    £100 for fronts only. you can get them just grooved if you want
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ASTRA-TURBO-CO...QQcmdZViewItem
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    you get what you pay for at the end of the day i have seen some crap ones on ebay
    the std pads are good for road use

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    The standard pads generate a rediculous amount of brake dusts!

    Goldie: Have you considered upgrading the whole setup? The VXR setup is pretty nice.
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    but the std one do work best for std road use
    i dont get people that run red stuff for a road car

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    I got EBC redstuff pads and discs, can not stop going on at how impressed i am with them on track!

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    Quote Originally Posted by spanishfly
    I got EBC redstuff pads and discs, can not stop going on at how impressed i am with them on track!
    yes on a track yes but for road use they are not at the best are they ??
    when cold you would be better off with std ones or some 888 spec pads

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    Sorry to jack in but do you know the part number for the 888 pads?
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