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    vxr brakes

    hi just been offered £340 for the vxr brake system. ie calipers , pads..... is this a good price they are second hand but hardly used.?

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    plus are the vxr front seats different than the ones i have in my sporthatch?

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    setup is around 500 from courtenay brand new (inc the relevent brake lines, new discs, pads etc) - dealer price is around 600 when i enquired. you will need to allow around 40 for the longer brake lines if your buying second hand - providing the discs are not warped or damaged you stand to save maybe 120 quid on a new price

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    Cheers For That 888! What About Warranty Will I Have To Get It Done By Vauxhall. And Do Tou No Anythink Bout The Seats.?

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    2nd hand brakes = no warranty - they can be fitted yourself - remove theold, fit the new - replace the 2 brake hoses from the caliper and bleed the brakes - job done - no idea on seats - may need to remove mk5 subframes and fit the seats to the mk4 subframes - cant say tho as i dont know

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    so if i fit these brakes i will have no warranty.!!

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    i very much doubt it - your buying 2nd hand goods - why would a member of the public give you a warranty , a garage would fit them at a cost but i doubt they will offer you a warranty. lets say the dealer/garage fits them (unlikely) and a week later you go back as you have warped discs - its not the garages problem to sort as you have bought goods on a sold as seen basis - you would have to take it up with the seller and to be honest as a private sale you dont really have much of a leg to stand on. sold as seen and all.

    2nd hand goods is always a gamble, you dont know how these brakes have been treated for 5000 miles - they may be ok, they may be warped altho a change this quickly leads me to think the seller is having a brake upgrade.

    your options will be limited to take a chance or spend the extra for guaranteed peace of mind - but even with new brakes you will get no warranty from a garage that fits them as they have not supplied them - only claim u may have is if they dont fit them properly and something goes wrong

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    what car do you have ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellow4eva View Post
    so if i fit these brakes i will have no warranty.!!
    they will not blow the warranty as you are fitting a set of vauxhall parts
    dont worry about it just buy them an fit them job done

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    cheers 888 top man. many thanks.

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