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Andy_fezz

Ford Fiesta Mk4 Brakes

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Hi there, Basically I'm wondering if anyone could advise me..I'm wondering what's needed to change the solid discs to vented ones.

So far I've got new vented discs,pads and the calipers/carriers... Is there anything else I need? Cheers in advance :)

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that should be everything, i take it the brake hoses are the same length for the new calipers?

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Im afraid that's an unknown lol unless anyone else knows that on here? I'd strongly assume they would be?

I had doubts I'd need something to do with hubs?

Also will they fit on standard steel rims?

Sorry for the 20 questions...

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Im afraid that's an unknown lol unless anyone else knows that on here? I'd strongly assume they would be?

I had doubts I'd need something to do with hubs?

Also will they fit on standard steel rims?

Sorry for the 20 questions...

Im not entirely sure on that but i would have thought that the steering knuckle and hub would be the same across all models

what is the difference in size of the discs?

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Sadly I have no idea on either.... But that was my thoughts of it all being similar across the range due to production costs etc...the fiesta I cut them off looked the same set up as mine (hub wise etc) they've had an advisery so was keen to fit them soon :/

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ok so after a quick check, they are both 240mm diameter but the solid are 10mm thick where as the vented are 20mm

so i would think its safe to say they use the same knuckle/hub setup and the calipers and carriers you have got are enough.

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Yeah that's the school boy error I found as I went to fit the vented on solids lol

I'm just one for wanting it all present then do the task..

Well seems do able then? Not a boy racer mod by the way was only a couple pound extra so thought no harm lol

Shall attempt it on my next day off :)

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