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Front Pads and Disc 2016 GTI Torque settings

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Hi I have done a quick search but not found what I'm after.
So I about to change the front disc and pads and after torque settings for the Gide pads for the front calliper also the Calliper hub Bracket bolts.
Thanks in advance for the help.
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Went to look at my Erwin manuals I "printed" and realised I had the manuals for FS3 calipers rather than FN3 calipers.

Anyway with that sorted.

Guide pins: 30nm
Carrier bolts (clean if reused): 124nm
Brake hose with banjo bolt: 35nm
Disc retaining screw: 4.5nm (guten tight)
Bleeder screw: 8nm (again guten tight)

Hope that helps :)
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Prepare some umf for carrier bolts, they can be tight because of thread locker. -18 mm socket
guide pins 7mm allen
t30 torx
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Also, the spring is a right bastard to get back on.

There is a knack to it however. I think putting the pointed ends into their holes on the face of the caliper and the bottom flat in place first then levering the top flat over. A light smear of ceratec made it easier.

Go for whichever way feels easiest for you as they aren't fun to deal with.
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Thanks for the info, do you know if the carrier bolts should be replaced?
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The service manual says to clean if resued so I'd say you can but I can't imagine them costing more than a couple of quid from your dealership.
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TrebleTA wrote: Fri May 06, 2022 8:02 pm Thanks for the info, do you know if the carrier bolts should be replaced?
re-use
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Thanks for all the info, will these discs be ok?
https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/brembo-h ... -92844079M
Going to use oem pads
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Says the diameter is 288mm whereas the 6C GTi's front brakes are 310mm (312mm) so just double check they're for your car.

Personally don't like the look of the slot design that Brembo use (ATE's is also quite similar).

I myself am looking at fitting the DBA 4000 T3's with their street performance pad to mine when they eventually need changing. However, the DBAs are roughly twice the price of the Brembos.

If you were to buy just the DBA discs I believe Demon Tweaks sell them.
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TrebleTA wrote: Sat May 07, 2022 12:04 pm Thanks for all the info, will these discs be ok?
https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/brembo-h ... -92844079M
Going to use oem pads
yes, just get correct diameter ( size)
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Well for my reg I get 3 types listed.
https://www.eurocarparts.com/performance-brake-discs
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3rd Brembo option, £82.99

https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/brembo-h ... -92844085M

Diameter [mm]312
Brake Disc Thickness (mm)25
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Thank you 8)
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How are the brakes?
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