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Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby sortedvti » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:59 pm

After changing the wheels on my transit mk7 fwd 2.2 110ps 57plate, it is now apparent I need discs and pads all round.

Are all the discs the same on the whole range of mk7's? If not can I put the higher powered engine brakes on?

Could someone post an eBay link for the cheapest front and rear discs and pads for me to purchase.

I've done the fronts on a mk6 before, I take it it's the same procedure?

Is it relatively the same to do the rear too?

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Re: Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby Guy88 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:00 pm

All FWD are the same,

RWD has bigger brakes but they would be a big job to fit
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Re: Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby blue estate » Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:19 am

Guy88 wrote:All FWD are the same,

RWD has bigger brakes but they would be a big job to fit

Wrong the fwd 330 350 use bbigger pads than the lower weights as i found out with my old van :wink:
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Re: Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby bigjohnthomas » Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:24 am

:? Is that why 15 inch wheels won't go the front of a 350 I thought it was the discs
Bigger calipers?
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Re: Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby blue estate » Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:34 am

bigjohnthomas wrote::? Is that why 15 inch wheels won't go the front of a 350 I thought it was the discs
Bigger calipers?

yep your right BJT the fwd brake sellection is a mine field
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Re: Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby t2myd » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:43 am

The rw
d and fwd use the same rear pads
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Re: Brake discs fwd mk7 front and rear

Postby GKandR4CH » Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:26 pm

Hi Neil,

How about some nice grooved and drilled discs??
I've got loads of styles you can choose from.
Here are pictures of all the styles.

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