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    Brakes?

    Had my astra serviced yesterday at national tyres. The guy who did the service said the r/n/s caliper needs replacing, along with discs & pads.

    So i thought maybe i could get a big brake conversion on the rear.

    Anyone know a company that does them? Or would the brakes off a Vectra V6 fit?

    By the way the car is a Mk4 Astra 2.0 TD.

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    I wouldn't take National tyre's word for it that you need it, they're like KwikFit and will try to squeeze anything out of you.

    As far as I'm aware, there's not a huge point in converting the rear discs since most of the braking is done by the fronts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joe2187 View Post
    Had my astra serviced yesterday at national tyres. The guy who did the service said the r/n/s caliper needs replacing, along with discs & pads.

    So i thought maybe i could get a big brake conversion on the rear.

    Anyone know a company that does them? Or would the brakes off a Vectra V6 fit?

    By the way the car is a Mk4 Astra 2.0 TD.
    i would not bother m8 as the backs dont do much brakeing anyway just upgrade the front to 308mm brakes as for the bk just get a second hand cailper you can get them for about a tenna and rear discs and pads for a full axul set cost bout £50 brand new

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    ok so the front 308mm brakes, what do they come off? Vectra?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe2187 View Post
    ok so the front 308mm brakes, what do they come off? Vectra?

    alrite m8 get them off a gsi or a coupe turbo i know some body with 2 sets for sale bout £160 with cailpers carriers discs and pads

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    or you can get a set off the diesel mk5's, 1.9 cdti's etc i think?

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