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    Astra coupe turbo pads.

    Need some new front pads for my coupe turbo, any recomendations?

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    EBC Yellowstuff - no contest

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    redstuff. less dust perform well when cold but get better with heat.
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    Mine perform rubbish when cold!

    And IMO Yellowstuff are too over-priced.
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    Redstuff - not the best from cold - minimal dust
    Yellowstuff - excellent from cold - medium-high dust

    Depends what u prefer from a performance uprated pad..... low dust (yeah right!) or improved stopping power!!!

    I used Yellows for over 20k on 308mm setup but only changed cos I went for 322mm setup, the pads had more than half the meat left on them when I sold em!

    Can be had for as little as £67 iirc for DP41183 and its a little price to put on stopping power in my opinion.

    DS2500 I would say are overpriced but certainly not the Yellows.

    Each to their own though - good luck whatever you decide

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    GeordieBandit what's going on with EBC just went on their site to compare and it looks like they don't do yellow stuff pads anymore :-( just hope the red ones are better than the green stuff pads
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    Ive found another part number after cross referencing EBC website for the 308mm brakes

    EBC PN for Yellowstuffs is now DP41520R

    These come up as fitting 308mm on Astra H non-VXR and 1.9 CDTi which we all know is 100% identical to Mk4 Turbo models.

    Details and prices on EBC site here: http://www.ebcbrakesdirect.com/car/p...9+%282004-%29#

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeordieBandit View Post
    Ive found another part number after cross referencing EBC website for the 308mm brakes

    EBC PN for Yellowstuffs is now DP41520R

    These come up as fitting 308mm on Astra H non-VXR and 1.9 CDTi which we all know is 100% identical to Mk4 Turbo models.

    Details and prices on EBC site here: http://www.ebcbrakesdirect.com/car/p...9+%282004-%29#
    Hang on so the yellow stuff pad are uprated compared to the red stuff this is foxing me now,so is that link for the cdti, i didn't know that lol thanks what are they like for wear?

    edit: The one for the coupe tub is 3mm wider than the CDTI i don't know how the relates to stopping power all i know is more surface area = more friction= better stopping plus heat blah blah blah but all i want to find out is how much the reduction decreases braking if any? Oh and does it have the sensor hole? Thanks for your help
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    yes yellow are significantly better than red!!!

    I typed a massive reply but it disappeared so cant be arsed repeating it lol

    in essence if u dont trust the CDTi pads on the EBC site even they are 100% identical to the mk4 turbo setup then why not just get the DP41183 from ebay?

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/EBC-FRONT-BRAK...item4cec71f3d1

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    Hi im interested in all these comments about pads

    because i have just purchased new discs all round(silly me went for groovd ones ha)

    was going to put red dot pads in,(simply because i already have a new set of rears)

    But now im concidering yellow for the front

    So thanks for the link GB is that the cheapest tho? i'l look into it

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