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    New brakes for my coupe turbo

    hello.
    I'm thinking of putting the clamps and the Astra H VXR discs in my G Coupe Turbo.
    Looking at the Bosch catalog I realize that the clip is the same or at least their actions internas.Solo I would need spacers / spacer clip right?

    Piston diameter 57mm
    Internal width 68mm


    If I leave my brake calipers and brake callipers wear the VXR can mount 322mm discs, what more do you need?

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    To change the 308mm setup for the VXR (322mm) setup you will need...

    Calipers - both parts the carrier and the caliper itself
    Discs + pads
    Custom Brake Flexible hoses - the banjo bolt/union is a different size on the VXR calipers
    VXR pad wear indicators (or something to cancel the warning on the dash)

    That's all you need to do it.

    Hope that helps!
    2006 Astra VXR on 19's in Arden Blue
    ExhaustsUK Catback, Eibach Sportlines, DS Ultima, Roose hose kit, Forge recirculating dump valve, Full self modded SMD conversion

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    av just listed my brake setup 195 collected vxr brake kit

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    You can use the standard VXR flexi hoses.
    Tell me what you've done, not what you're going to!

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    Quote Originally Posted by K3FUS View Post
    You can use the standard VXR flexi hoses.
    Ah - I knew they were different from the Mk 4 hoses, but you live and learn - I assumed they would need to be specialist but only because when we did my mates he fitted braided lines at the same time.
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    thank you all.

    Could not keep the clip and place 308mm chucks the VXR?
    Is that measures of the caliper and piston are nearly equal. Ie that would not improve if it were not for the increase in diameter of the discs.

    I've been goodrige metal hoses are they not valid?.

    I've noticed that are a tad longer than the standard and if the problem was the length might be worth.

    Where can I buy a full brake kit VXR?
    I do not care whether new or 2 nd hand.

    "some users have for sale?

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