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wanna upgrade brakes

Post by lukey » Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:00 pm

after talking to a friend of mine who has a corrardo and is doing a major brake up grade ,he was telling he that i could put rear disks onto my scirocco gt2 ,not only that but i could upgrade the front calipers too .
so after having a think about it i think i might but need some advise on what calipers to get and how to change the rears to disks , i am an engineer by trade so making caliper mounts wont be a problem ? :scratch:

and has anyone done it befor ?????



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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by richlyons » Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:10 pm

thers a post on scirocco uk that tells you everything about this
http://www.sciroccouk.co.uk/
cos of the odd way that site works you cant get a direct link. but you need to go into the forum then Technical Queries then FAQ and Guides and then it the top post, hope it helps, it did for me :hugegrin:


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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by GTXTRA » Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:22 pm



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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by richlyons » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:47 am

GTXTRA wrote:an FAQ developing here to

http://sciroccoregisterforum.co.uk/faq/ ... 12/test-6/
i couldnt find it :nerner:


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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by Junglist » Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:25 am

I'm still on the hunt for calipers to go with g60 280mm discs. Are 1997 golf mk3 vr6 ones correct? Described as 288mm.


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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by tre111 » Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:47 am

i used caliper adapter plates from the caddy shop on the caddy forum and used early golf mk3 gti callipers and carriers .......cheap and very effective



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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by Junglist » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:48 am

What year does "early" mk3 go up to?


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Re: wanna upgrade brakes

Post by GTXTRA » Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:43 pm

re mk3 golf try here for quicker answer Kieran -
http://www.clubgti.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=22


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