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big brake conversion......wot discs do you use?
« on: 21:53, Wed 15 July 2009 »
i recently bought the extender brackets for the big disc conversion for my r5, thinking the discs would probably fit off a megane or a laguna, nope! just wondered if anyone knew what discs i should be trying? i asked the shop that sold me the brackets but  all they said was i should of bought there kit. and they would sell me a pair of discs for 90 but they wouldnt tell me wot they were off. any help or anvise would be gratefull.

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« Reply #1 on: 23:00, Wed 15 July 2009 »
Renault 21 TXi 2.0 4 hole discs

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« Reply #2 on: 20:12, Thu 16 July 2009 »
cheers mate but discs of a r21 aint big enough, they need to be 280mm, tried a disc off a clio 172 there the right size but the overall depth of the disc is to big. any other suggestions??
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« Reply #3 on: 07:20, Sat 18 July 2009 »
So you want smaller discs than the renault 21 Txi then?? Renault 21 TXi discs are 285mm and are used with the extender brackets made by k-tec.

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« Reply #4 on: 08:07, Sat 18 July 2009 »
nope your right mate, the r21 discs i sized up were just off a standard r21, the TXI discs seem the right dimentions. thanks for ur help and advise most grateful.
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« Reply #5 on: 11:40, Sat 18 July 2009 »
so how much were the brackets an how much have u priced the dics up for?
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« Reply #6 on: 20:10, Mon 20 July 2009 »
brackets were 25 off ebay and the discs are gonna be about 50 from a local supplyer.
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« Reply #7 on: 20:35, Mon 20 July 2009 »
the most pop upgrade is to clio 16v (valver) discs
or 286mm discs
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« Reply #8 on: 14:38, Fri 28 August 2009 »
ive just checked out the r21 txi discs an they're vented in the middle, does anyone kno if they will still fit in the calipers??
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« Reply #9 on: 14:49, Fri 28 August 2009 »
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ive just checked out the r21 txi discs an they're vented in the middle, does anyone know if they will still fit in the calipers??


Yeah so are the GTT discs :D  just make sure the discs you get are the 4 stud type

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« Reply #10 on: 17:57, Fri 28 August 2009 »
:oops: thank you james, dunno why i had it stuck in my head that gt's had solid discs lol
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« Reply #11 on: 20:53, Fri 28 August 2009 »
mine has solid fronts?? bought big brakes aswell tho so gonna be changin them asap

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« Reply #12 on: 10:19, Thu 03 September 2009 »
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mine has solid fronts?? bought big brakes aswell though so gonna be changin them asap


Is yours a gtt turbo??? the turbo model has the vented discs at front and solid at rear.

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« Reply #13 on: 10:36, Thu 03 September 2009 »
oops some1 put the discs on the wrong way round ?