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Jens, I was expecting your reply earlier
I wanted to ask where did you bought your discs? I could not find that info on the forum...
I might get the bolts like that in my not-so-local hardware store (I'm living in a town of 2500 people, so limited demand and supply for such kind of stuff...) but I would trust harder bolts more.
Also, how is your wavy discs and brake pads holding on? Has the wear increased?
Location: XXX<-Portugal->Azores->Santa Maria (island)
they'll have to ship the rear disc at their own cost.... unless they'll wait the 8 weeks to send you both discs!
My "China" disc is doing very good still looks brand new and I always use the front brake, and mostly never use the rear brake (only on offroad I use the rear and not the front) so I can't see why you went with those guys from S3 performance...
I'll be surely buying the other disc, the rear disc that is, from China..
They are most likely made in the same place but the S3 performance ones have their logo laser itched...
Yeah, they want to wait the eight weeks to ship both discs.
I still haven't received a reply from them, but if I can't get those discs shipped separately at the cost I have already paid for shipping of both discs, then I think I'll get a refund.
What I will do then - I'm not sure.
I think I'll buy the rear disc from China, although no one on eBay ships them to Lithuania, so I'll need to talk to the sellers.
S3 Performance states that the discs are made in Australia, and as a company makes their product they try to make it as good as possible. Chinese don't have the responsibility for their product though.
But the biggest problem is the front disc: I need it 282mm in diameter. Also, rear and front discs should look like a set, not like random discs bolted on...
So S3 Performance discs are looking like a set, and the Chinese rear disc matches by the looks. But there's no front disc that I found looking like it should.
Bought these discs from Germany that Jens has found
The seller has listed that for extra 20EUR he can supply better quality discs, quote:
"Brake disc are non original discs, but out of a highly alloyed steel.Racing approved. Discs have a thickness of 4mm, otherwise it is wrote. For 15 Eur more I can alternative offer the disc in racing quality that means original steel, especially heat treated and plane grinded of a tolerance less than 0.01mm."
So I'll have to wait a few days till he gets the front disc so he can ship it to me (guess what? Out of stock too, haha!). At least a few days, not a few months...
Also waiting for my money to be transferred back from S3 Performance.
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