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205 To 306 Front Caliper Conversion Hoses?


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Jaytiler

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Hi all
I'm converting my front brakes over to 306 gti 6 and I've seen someone saying about the length of the hose not being right? The step by step guides I've seen don't mention the hoses though?
I have a friend who works for a firm supplying cables and brake hoses to formula one cars and he can make me a set up but I'm unsure on the length needed? He's also unreliable so may just have to buy some if they're really needed??
Thanks

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Anthony

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Pugracing (Miles on here) sell the longer hoses off the shelf.

Standard hoses are usually fine for the various 266mm brake upgrades (e.g. 306 XSi/S16), but are at best borderline with 283mm GTi-6 - all too often they're pulled tight on full lock which is an issue from a safety point of view and should fail an MOT if the tester spots it.

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Thank you that's what I read about full lock.

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Got all the variants in my Ebay shop, drop me a PM and can do slightly cheaper outside of Ebay



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Jaytiler

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What's the name of your eBay shop?

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I used standard 406 hdi hoses from 2000 every thing fits fine including grommets for the shocks and £10.00 from the motor factors

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What's the name of your eBay shop?


http://stores.ebay.c...ing-Shop?_rdc=1

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