User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Brake pads

  1. #1
    On a Sabbatical
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    UK
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats




    Year : 06

    Default Brake pads

    My pads are driving me mental at the moment all for corners rattle like there is no tomorrow so which ones do I buy don't want gm as they cost waaaaayyyyy to much lol

  2. #2
    Regular Member bigalec's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    prestwick
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra Estate

    Trim : SRI 1.9 CDTI 16v

    Engine : Z19DTH

    Year : 2009

    Default

    i paid £66 for disc's and pads from gm (thats £66 for the front) & another £66 if i want the back ...dont know if i get them cheaper if buy both together !! lol

  3. #3
    VIP-Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    `
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    40 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : `

    Trim : `

    Engine : `

    Year : `

    Mileage : `

    Default

    VCP sell genuine pads for about the same as you'll buy after market from ebay.

    http://www.vauxhall-car-parts.co.uk/...rake_Pads.html
    "We are not some sort of dictatorship!"


  4. #4
    On a Sabbatical
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    UK
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats




    Year : 06

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab
    VCP sell genuine pads for about the same as you'll buy after market from ebay.

    http://www.vauxhall-car-parts.co.uk/...rake_Pads.html
    They alright for a Sri cdti 150

  5. #5
    Full Member merikiito's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Northampton
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Insignia CDTi SRi NAV 160

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : A20DTH

    Year : 2009

    Mileage : 88000

    Default

    I have never had pads rattle before, is there something else wrong?
    Lois Griffin: Peter! You're bribing your daughter with a car?
    Peter Griffin: Ah, c'mon, Lois, isn't 'bribe' just another word for 'love'?

  6. #6
    VIP-Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    `
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    40 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : `

    Trim : `

    Engine : `

    Year : `

    Mileage : `

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by marc vectra sri View Post
    They alright for a Sri cdti 150
    LoL, what do you think was fitted from the factory?

    Quote Originally Posted by merikiito View Post
    I have never had pads rattle before, is there something else wrong?
    Aftermarket pads can rattle as they come with a spring instead of a clip to hold them, the Pagids on mine rattled like bugg*ry until I fashioned some small shims to take up the slack.
    "We are not some sort of dictatorship!"


  7. #7
    On a Sabbatical
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    UK
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats




    Year : 06

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab

    LoL, what do you think was fitted from the factory?

    Aftermarket pads can rattle as they come with a spring instead of a clip to hold them, the Pagids on mine rattled like bugg*ry until I fashioned some small shims to take up the slack.
    Just as they say not for sports or lowerd suspension

  8. #8
    Full Member merikiito's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Northampton
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Insignia CDTi SRi NAV 160

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : A20DTH

    Year : 2009

    Mileage : 88000

    Default

    [QUOTE=DasArab;1888512
    Aftermarket pads can rattle as they come with a spring instead of a clip to hold them, the Pagids on mine rattled like bugg*ry until I fashioned some small shims to take up the slack.[/QUOTE]

    Explains why mine have never rattled as I always use genuine VX pads
    Lois Griffin: Peter! You're bribing your daughter with a car?
    Peter Griffin: Ah, c'mon, Lois, isn't 'bribe' just another word for 'love'?

  9. #9
    Regular Member rozzer2006's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Glasgow
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : vectra

    Trim : VXR

    Engine : 2.8 v6 Turbo

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 69k

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    VCP sell genuine pads for about the same as you'll buy after market from ebay.

    http://www.vauxhall-car-parts.co.uk/...rake_Pads.html
    are they really GM branded pads??their cheaper than the after market pads i got!!! if so wow, i paid 35 quid from vx for front pads. which brings me to another point, you say rattles?? is it not clucks?? my after market pad clucked in the calipers and were squeakin put copper slip and tryed everything but i got rid of them, bit the bulit and put the GM pads in, no clunk no squeak. sorted. also got my 20 quid back for the after market pads lol

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. What brake pads for 2.8 V6 Signum??? 314mm brake discs
    By luke4487 in forum Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 25th February 2010, 23:21
  2. brake pads
    By HEP in forum Handling & Braking
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 17th October 2008, 23:32
  3. brake pads
    By johnnyg in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 25th September 2008, 09:38
  4. brake pads
    By dwdwdw in forum Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 5th September 2008, 10:25
  5. Brake Pads
    By phildews in forum Handling & Braking
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 15th July 2007, 20:06

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •