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    brake disc and pads....help needed

    whats the biggest disc and pads, i can put on to my mk4 astra sri , without changing anything, i.e straght swap, and is mintex any good,

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    what hubs u got at present? 4 or 5 stud?

    If u dont want to change anything dramatic then 308s are the easiest upgrade with only new discs, pads, caliper carriers on 5stud models with a little extra work needed to fit onto 4studs.

    VXR brakes are possible but with extra work. Might be worth checkin Regal, Courtenay & LMF sites for info about big brake upgrades.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit
    what hubs u got at present? 4 or 5 stud?

    If u dont want to change anything dramatic then 308s are the easiest upgrade with only new discs, pads, caliper carriers on 5stud models with a little extra work needed to fit onto 4studs.

    VXR brakes are possible but with extra work. Might be worth checkin Regal, Courtenay & LMF sites for info about big brake upgrades.
    its a 5 stud car, basically i want the biggest brakes, by just changing the disc and pads

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    Mitul....get in touch with this guy:

    http://www.m1gst.com/vb/showthread.php?t=91120

    Might be worth a punt

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    vxr 320mm will go straight on - have to trim the backing plate behind the disc ever so slightly and bend it - but a 5 min job - only thing you will need on the vxr set up is the longer brake line to the caliper - you will need 17" wheels for this

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    Quote Originally Posted by 888rich
    vxr 320mm will go straight on - have to trim the backing plate behind the disc ever so slightly and bend it - but a 5 min job - only thing you will need on the vxr set up is the longer brake line to the caliper - you will need 17" wheels for this
    the longer brake line to the caliper, how easy is it to sort that out

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    take old one off - connect up the longer one - easy

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    Quote Originally Posted by 888rich
    take old one off - connect up the longer one - easy
    would gsi discs fit on the sri, without major work,

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