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    hi all now got my dual exhausts sorted and due to be fitted sunday my attention now turns to the brakes, now what is a good setup on my 1.8 sri, i would like to go bigger and do vxr brakes and discs go on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel1368 View Post
    hi all now got my dual exhausts sorted and due to be fitted sunday my attention now turns to the brakes, now what is a good setup on my 1.8 sri, i would like to go bigger and do vxr brakes and discs go on?
    314 setup should be more than enough for u unless u wanna impress ur mates " my brakes are bigger than yours " lol


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    yes that sounds like me lol

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    314s on the front 292s on the back is the usual "upgrade" path the majority of people follow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel1368 View Post
    yes that sounds like me lol
    Get Vxr setup then....

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    if i can manage to sourse all the bits needed is it just bolt everythimg on

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel1368 View Post
    if i can manage to sourse all the bits needed is it just bolt everythimg on
    Pretty much , u gonna gave to trim ur dust covers a bit to fit either 314 or The Bigger Brakes and of course fluid bleed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angel1368 View Post
    if i can manage to sourse all the bits needed is it just bolt everythimg on
    Yes, the bits just bolt on, IF you get all the parts - carriers, calipers, disks, pads.

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    if i get what parts i need ill give it to my neighbour who works in kwik fit hell do em cheap...... i hope lol or his scooby gets it

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