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    VXRed Jamescorsa's Avatar
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    I re-used the bolts. Just gave them a quick wire brush before taking them off. 16NM for the bell bolts

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    Thanks mate !

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    How much did you pay for these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TimothyGideons View Post
    How much did you pay for these?
    £140 pads
    £305 discs

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    I have just received my new front discs from mtec.
    Looking at the brake calipers the bolts that hold them on seem to be of a torque fitting?
    Can anyone on here confirm that a normal hexagon socket will loosen the bolt or do I need a torque spanner/socket.
    Hope to change them very soon as the wheel wobble when braking is so bad .
    I cannot believe that I have needed to change the discs at 33000mls.
    I have never driven the car hard or braked very suddenly.
    What I find very strange is the fact when I checked for disc run out with a dial test indicator the measurement is less than .002 total reading.
    One other strange thing is, when I put all the brake pads back in after this diagnosis the brake judder is fine for about a day, then it comes back with a vengeance!
    Overall, the problem links this to warped discs but the DTI tells me different.
    Totally weird!
    Very frustrated
    Rich

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    Default New front brakes

    I am looking for the mtec rotors too.
    Warren is offering a disc for the rear in the same J hook style, so i will order a pair for the front snd rear.
    Last edited by amonkey; 1st May 2018 at 08:17 PM.

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    thanx mate, where did you purchase them from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by richiegsi View Post
    I have just received my new front discs from mtec.
    Looking at the brake calipers the bolts that hold them on seem to be of a torque fitting?
    Can anyone on here confirm that a normal hexagon socket will loosen the bolt or do I need a torque spanner/socket.
    Hope to change them very soon as the wheel wobble when braking is so bad .
    I cannot believe that I have needed to change the discs at 33000mls.
    I have never driven the car hard or braked very suddenly.
    What I find very strange is the fact when I checked for disc run out with a dial test indicator the measurement is less than .002 total reading.
    One other strange thing is, when I put all the brake pads back in after this diagnosis the brake judder is fine for about a day, then it comes back with a vengeance!
    Overall, the problem links this to warped discs but the DTI tells me different.
    Totally weird!
    Very frustrated
    Rich
    hi had same problem if you leave your foot on the brake after braking sitting at traffic lights you get a pad imprints on brake discs.
    all you need to do is give discs a good rub down with emery paper job done

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