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Old 04-09-2010, 04:51 AM
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Default front rotor size 288 or 312?

2000 A6 avant quattro 2.8L

Need to order rotors...feeling lazy about taking off the wheel to measure, anyone know for sure what rotor size i have? i thought i heard the avant having the bigger rotor but i don't know.
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Old 04-09-2010, 12:21 PM
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My 01 2.8 Avant was 312. Ecstuning has schwaben slotted rotors for $87/pair right now. Can't beat that.
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Old 04-09-2010, 04:10 PM
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good call...and free shipping, hope they're the 312's then, i better check though.

how do you feel about the pad sensors? one of mine broke on the chassis side...think it's worth replacing the connector? do you just short the wires together if you want to override the sensor?
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Old 04-09-2010, 04:21 PM
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Yes.. shorting them will override it..
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:06 AM
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if you short it then be sure you keep an eye on them. Just being safe here
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Old 04-13-2010, 06:46 PM
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Dude, if you're going through the trouble of swapping rotors, just do the pads also. Forget shorting wires. Blauparts has the whole shebang for $170 to $172 depending on your size. I've ordered two kits from them already and love them. $30 to ship and it's here in 2 or 3 days.
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