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    Default thoughts on these please

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VECTRA-C-2-2-S...item45ebe9ca67

    after my previous post regarding the poo brakes on my 1.9 cdtI sri ive been recommended these by a couple of guys on here but just before i order just wanted to know if anyone else has used these discs and pads and wanted to know what you thought. The price is very good, also on my 2008 1.9 cdti sri am i right in thinking the front discs are 285mm and 278 on the rears, thanks

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    i wouldn't go for cheap cross drilled mate they tend to crack.

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    yeah, quite a few of us have used them.. a great combination imho, good looking discs that wear well along with low dust pads..
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    Had these on my vec and so have a few others for many months now...

    Had them on my astra for 3yrs no issues what so ever, Keep buying from MTEC and never had any issues...

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    i did think they were a bit on the cheap side. i think you can have them just grooved and not drilled. i would really like the 314mm disks from lmf but their site says out of stock,

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    Cheap yes, but not a million miles away from what vauxhall charge...

    And they might be discs bought by MTEC, and just CNC'd and drilled... But the discs they buy will have safety checks...

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    you can buy mtec 314mm http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Am about to buy a set of these myself to go with my new calipers..
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    I'd just ad if you buy these paint the non contact parts, did mine silver before. The outer edge and the hub part. but just had to redo them as the drilled and grooved parts i didn't do where looking tired...

    Just redone the lot black like this...



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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    you can buy mtec 314mm http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Am about to buy a set of these myself to go with my new calipers..

    well i was after the kit from lmf think it was 320 for 314 mm discs and calipers but every time i go on there site it says out of stock. thanks

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    forgot to ask but would it be worth bothering with if i was to just replace the pads all round for green stuff or am i best to replace discs too if i want to see an improvement.

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