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    How funny. My car had a service today and I need disk's and pads. Been quoted £150 from local guy.

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    Go along to your good old Vx dealer and ask for a disc and pad SET! (not seperates) should cost you about £65 for the set. The thave a go and tackle the change yourself, it really isn't hard. Save yourselves a fortune. Alternatively get a mate or local garage, should only be 1hr labour, still cheaper than the £150.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tubby View Post

    Quite good price actually mate, although i personally wouldn't buy drilled discs as they can crack between the drill holes from the heat

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    Quote Originally Posted by brifen View Post
    Go along to your good old Vx dealer and ask for a disc and pad SET! (not seperates) should cost you about £65 for the set. The thave a go and tackle the change yourself, it really isn't hard. Save yourselves a fortune. Alternatively get a mate or local garage, should only be 1hr labour, still cheaper than the £150.

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    The only problem with the kit is the pads are poor. There not VX OE, not really that important on the rear, but a good set of pads on the front is a must IMO

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    I've used mintex pads before and they aren't as bad as some of the aftermarket pads you get. I am using Lucas pads on mine just now and they are actually quite good (no nasty sqealing)

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    I run Mintex OE pads, good bite, but need plenty of copper slip to stop squeal.

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    BEWARE !!!!! The discs shown look like they are for 4 stud hubs....The Vectra C hubs have 5 stud fixing!!!!!!

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    Yeah was guna email them abt the 4 stud in picture! Thought abt the dealers but like the look of these to be honest and better quality, would you use these discs and pads rushy?

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    mintex are a good brand woth a good history imho, i would buy them if i wanted some new one's.....
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