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    brake upgrade

    got a 4 stud sxi

    so disc brakes on front and drums on the back

    just had mot the brake lines on the back are shot

    so wanna go discs all round which bits will i need ? will probably go straight for the 308mm upgrade on the front at the same time

    can i fit abs at the same time ?

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    a straight 308mm swap will mean going to 5 stud wheels, so you will need new wheels. you can get 280mm 4 stud discs from a meriva. do a search theres tonnes on it.

    brake lines are a piece of cake to replace, you can buy the stuff you need for about £50 (brake line flarer, pipe cutter, de-burrer, pipe bender & the pipe(get kunifer its easier to work with and lasts longer than steel)

    fitting abs will be a ball ache, the parts are easy to fit, the wiring loom will be the problem. i don't know how old you car is or what engine so can't really advise you on that, if it was me i'd give it a miss.

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    you can fit the 308 brakes and keep your 4stud setup but the discs will need drilled.

    just put the old disc onto the new disc and clamp them tight together with g clamps or similar and drill new mounting holes. you may need spigot rings too but they are available from lmf i think
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    ok thanks guys will go for the 5 stud upgrade to the 308mm discs as i dont have aftermarket alloys on yet

    What discs can i get for the back (i have drums at the moment)

    my astra is a 1.6 16v sxi 2001

    can i just get every thing i need off the meriva to do this as well ?
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