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#1 WAZ91

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 01:12 PM

Hi All,

 

Just a quick one. i need to replace front brake discs and have been asked which size i need?

 

the choice was 278mm or 300mm? its a good £20 differance between them too!

 

the car is bog standard MK2.5 Zetec with 16" rims,

 

I would just pop a wheel off and check but when i get home from work its dark!

 

 

Thanks for the help

 

 



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Posted 18 February 2014 - 02:12 PM

I have 300mm on my ghia 2005.



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Posted 18 February 2014 - 04:37 PM

The front disc diameter depends on the engine type.

On the 1.4, 1.6 Duratec, 1.8 Duratec HE Petrol engines and 1.6 TDCI Diesel engines the front disc diameter is 278 mm.

On the 2.0 Duratec HE Petrol engines and 1.8 and 2.0 TDCI Diesel engines the dront disc diameter is 300 mm.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 05:12 PM

Yes,1.8 diesel I have.



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Posted 18 February 2014 - 05:32 PM

As above, 300mm on the 1.8tdci

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 06:07 PM

Trust it to be the more expensive size haha.

Haha thanks guys :-)

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