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  1. G front brake discs- star bolts what sockets?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hu guys my new discs n pads have arrived I have been doing my own for years on my gtv and spider however first time on the guilietta so any tips welcome. I have just had a quick look and their are star looking bolts on the back of the caliper holder, I'm assuming these will need removing to...
  2. Front brake discs

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    I'm looking to replace the front discs on my t/s. When I've removed the hub & disc from the car, does the disc just need to be pressed out from the hub as it's a tight fit. The workshop manual isn't clear at all. Thanks.
  3. Brake Discs

    Alfa Giulietta
    Imagine this is one which comes up a lot. Euro car parts has these (https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/brembo-brake-disc-10451090A) front brake discs up at a decent price, especially with this weekends additional discount. If I put in my reg, these don't show as being available for my car (2015...
  4. New Front discs & pads

    Alfa Giulietta
    So over the weekend I fitted a new set of discs and pads (Brembo) to the car. Now the actual brake response is better but the initial bite seems numb/soft. I do realise some bedding in is required so my question is how do you bed in your pads and discs
  5. Giulia 2.2 Diesel New Brake Pads and Discs - Expensive!

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi, I have gone past 40k miles on my 17 plate Giulia 2.2 Diesel and my rear brake pads/discs are worn, and the fronts at 15%. I have been advised to replace everything, front and back. Do I need to use genuine parts to avoid invalidating the warranty? Dealers have quoted me £950 inc VAT...
  6. Brake discs and pads for Quadrifoglio

    Alfa Giulia
    Just planning ahead a bit and wondered how many miles people were getting out of front brake pads and discs? Also, does anyone know the standard disc thickness and the minimum? My car has done about 23,000 miles now and I expect the front pads won't be too far off (although no track days)...
  7. Ventilated brake discs

    General Motoring Discussion
    Folks - Allowing for variables, is one possible benefit of ventilated discs, pad longevity/slightly reduced pad wear? Accept that’s probably not the primary benefit, but could it be - at least - an incidental one? Any thoughts/wisdom?
  8. Brake Pads and Discs from Eurocarparts

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I'm trying to buy discs and pads front and rear for my 2009 120TB Mito, but when i search using my number plate on Eurocarparts vs Car Parts 4 less, it's returning different part numbers for the front brake pads. Has anyone bought from EuroCarparts or does anyone have techspecs/part...
  9. GT Q2 Brake discs and pads.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. I’m interested to know your opinion about the best quality/prize set of discs + pads for front and rear wheels. Sincerely, Pedro.
  10. rear discs and pads

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    morning all as per title, I need these parts for the 156 jts 05 plate euro car parts are having a massive sale today and I can get all I need(brembos) for £62.73!! Thing is, when I tried to order the fronts, I required various measurements to identify which discs to order and it was a bit of a...
  11. Which Discs for my GTV

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Ok Folks I'm going to treat the GTV to new front discs, I'm sold on some Tarox, but which ones, F2000 fewer grooves take a bit longer to cool but are stronger, G88 more grooves better cooling, slightly not as strong, I doubt I'll do any track days but you never know, Whats your...
  12. Brake pads and discs

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, a wee question if i may. I am needing my front brakes done on my 2016 G, QV Line, when i am looking online i get 2 options , 1, vehicles with sports pack 2, vehicles without sports pack How can i tell if my Giulietta has a sports pack fitted? I have Brembo brakes fitted. Many thanks.
  13. Upgraded brake discs and pads

    Alfa Giulia
    Tarox Italy appear to be making discs and pads for all Giulia models now. The UK website hadn't started listing them yet but the Italian site does. https://taroxcat.com/index.php/browsecars/listaf
  14. Mintex brake discs for front

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Hey i need to replace both my front brake discs on my phase 2 3.0. I have found 2 listings on ebay both with different part numbers and one is around a tenner cheaper. One listing part number is Mintdisca007696 and other listing is saying Mdc1356. Obviously want to buy correct brakes. Thanks
  15. Brembo 305 Drilled and Grooved Discs + Pads For sale

    Alfa GTA
    Got some barely used drilled and grooved 305 Brembo discs and barely used pads for sale if anyones interested.
  16. Brembo 305 Drilled and Grooved Discs + Pads For sale

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got some barely used drilled and grooved 305 Brembo discs and barely used pads for sale if anyones interested.
  17. Brembo 305 Drilled and Grooved Discs + Pads For sale

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Got some barely used drilled and grooved 305 Brembo discs and barely used pads for sale if anyones interested.
  18. Tools required for Brembo Discs and Pads change?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi All, I'm going to be fitting new discs and pads on my Brembo equipped Giulietta tomorrow. Can anyone give me a guide to the socket(s) needed to remove the calipers? Are they TX Star heads or standard?
  19. 156 SW Brakes

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey all! Coming up on my first brake change after getting my 156 SW. Young and dumb, so I'd like to get it right rather than buying the wrong stuff and ruining the entire brake system while replacing them. Only need to change discs and pads on the rears, but would like info on the fronts as...
  20. Discs and pads for GT 3.2

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Any general consensus on best disc and pad combo or is it a mixture? I've seen some grooved mintex discs and pads full set for approx £230 front and back that seems very cheap... Any suggestions appreciated! Thanks Demps
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