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  1. FS: Rebuilt/refinished Porsche Boxter 986 Brembo Calipers, Lines. Pads, Rotors

    Parts For Sale
    Full and complete BBK for your B5/5.5. Less than 2,500 on pads and rotors, though over half of those were on TOTD Rally 2013. ;-) They will be that shiny and new looking. I am going to touch up and polish them before shipping. Everything you need to bolt on and stop like you drove...
  2. Ideas on what brand of 288mm front rotors?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone have any input on brands to get or stay away form? I would like drilled and slotted but don't want to pay too much (LOL) also input on pads too? Lets hear the good and the bad... Thanks ;)
  3. What size Rotors on front

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    1999 1.8T AEB auto production date 9/98 I need to replace the front and rear rotors. Where do i find what size I Need the parts store say there are several sizes. Also do I need the wear sensor? Searched the threads but dotn see where there is a clear answer? Thanks
  4. Do I really have to always replace brake rotors with my pads?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello! I have this question: it's that time, once again, when I need to replace my brake pads on my 2006 Passat 3.6 4-Motion and once again, just like before, I am being told by our local VW repair shop, that pads and rotors on my car always have to be replaced together and that VW is not...
  5. Rotors and Brakes

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey guys needing to get new rotors and brakes. I was wondering what you guys recommend getting and where. I was looking to possibly get drilled and slotted rotors. Also thought about rebuilding calipers. Where would I go about getting rebuild kits. Should I rebuild the calipers or buy new ones...
  6. weight of stock front 282mm rotors?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just received my a8 rotor upgrade kit. Now I'm realizing how heavy they are. They are 19 lbs each for the 312mm . Any one have weight of the stock ones for a 98 with the 282mm rotors?
  7. Ebay rotors review?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi very one. I need new Pads and rotors, mine are simply dead. I came across on these ceramic performance breaks at a good price w/ free shipping. Front Rear Kit 4 Performance Drilled Slotted Brake Rotors and 8 Ceramic Pads | eBay Any body got any experience with after market rotors like...
  8. Blauparts Rotors and Pads, anyone using them?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need to replace rotors and pads on my 04 4Motion wagon and wondering if anyone has used these from Blauparts Audi Brake Rotor Rotors - VW Brake Rotor Rotors and what you think? Current setup is Meyle Gromet coated rotors and PBR Ultimate Cermaic pads from ECS, they work great but the...
  9. B5 Passat - New Rotors and Pads...$50

    Parts For Sale
    After selling my car I found this box in the garage...bought from ECS Tuning. Still in their boxes: Meyle Platinum rotors p/n 40454112 ECS p/n 11751 2 each PBR pads p/n D600R ECS p/n 4211 complete set for both front wheels Located in South Orange County, CA. Email me at [email protected]
  10. Do I need to change rotors if my rare brakes only needs new pads?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello Everyone: My service manager said that my 2003 Passat rare brakes need new pads, but I should change rotors too, b/c if I don't my brakes may chatter, they could be noisy or squeaky! Cost: $372.00 (dealership) What do you think? Thank you in advance for your help. Ellie
  11. a6 rims fit on b5? and clear with a8 rotors and on the car?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    Audi wheels with snow tires Audi wheels with snow tires Need winter rims that will fit the 98 b5 1.8t. But I'm also looking to do the big brakes with the a8b rotors that call out for 16" rims. So would theese rims be fine? I posted here not the wheel forumb only because it has t do with...
  12. 2012 Passat SE - Rotors Issue / Saga

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hi all! FYI post here. I originally posted this in the n00b section but as there is more to the story I thought I would repost here for everyone who does not read the n00b forum. I have a 2012 Passat SE with just over 50k. I recently had it in for the 50k service and made the dealership...
  13. 2012 Passat SE Front Rotors - n00b p0st!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all! Just had my 2012 SE in for the 50k service (at the dealer). I made them aware of a "wiggle" in the front during breaking and as suspected they told me it was the front rotors, the surprise here is they told me that the rotors are too thin and rusted to cut and that I would need new...
  14. Brake pads and rotors - do I have any life left?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So I brought my car in for wheel balancing, and the mechanic says "your pads are exactly at 1mm on the rear". My fronts are fine. He quoted $375 for rear pads and rotors. Unfortunately, I'm supposed to be taking the car on a long trip in the coming days. Normally I would get a few quotes...
  15. Changed out front pads and rotors today, now my brake light stays on?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok so, I did my rotors and pads today and after I got finished my brake pedal seems to not quite come all the way back up? My light stays on unless I pull my pedal up all the way with the top of my foot. Anyone have any idea's why it would do this? Could the reservoir have too much fluid or...
  16. :: ECS Tuning :: B3/B4 Passat ECS GEOMET® Rotors - Stop In !!!

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    Click HERE to order or for more information. B3/B4 Passat ECS GEOMET® Rotors - Starting At $149.95! We're excited; and with good reason. ECS Tuning proudly introduces our new line of premium, corrosion-resistant rotors: GEOMET®. GEOMET® is a special coating containing metal oxides, zinc, and...
  17. B5 s4 calipers and rotors

    Parts For Sale
    I have a set of front calipers and rotors, the rotors are nice and smooth and the calipers worked perfect when they were pulled off. They come with meaty newer pads, ill post up a better pic in the morning when I have better light but you get the idea. I'm thinking 125 plus shipping but throw an...
  18. Getting ready to do a brake job - pads and rotors

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello guys - Have a B5.5 - 2002 V6 GLX 2.8L FWD, has 141k on it. Rotors and Pads are pretty much shot. I am no mechanic, but will have a buddy who has done this before help me out. But first I need to buy the parts. not looking to spend a lot on it.. have a few questions - hopefully someone...
  19. W8 Front Rotors Replacement Help

    B5 Garage
    Can some one please help me? I am trying to replace my front rotors and can't figure out how to take them off? I even bought the Bentley repair manual for 150 and it does not show the w8 rotor removal.
  20. StopTech Brake Lines & Rotors

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hey everyone, My brake lines are not looking very good since I noticed one has a crack in the outer layer. So I'm thinking of replacing all brake lines and rotors with StopTech. Brake fluid will be replaced with OEM unless after some research I find something better. Brake pads...well I haven't...