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    Great forum on new pads and rotors for the GTi6 but it is from last year. Can anyone tell me of any wholesalers to purchase rotors/pads from? I'm probably looking at DBA rotors front and rear and EBC Greenstuff pads. I have run the Greenstuff pads on my Cooper S for a few years now and love them. Of course my mechanic is trying to tell me to stay with OEM Pug rotors.
    I have checked prices at Autobarn for the DBA rotors and am currently trying to contact DBASteve via Performance Forums.
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    Hey Mate,

    I ordered my DBA rotors through some small performance brake place just outside of Canberra. Can't remember exact price, but they were much cheaper than Autobarn and the like. Can get a phone number for you if you are interested.
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    I got some EBC pads and rotors from a place in Richmond on Swans st (right next door to the pug mechanic on swan st). They're cheap, and they stock DBA stuff as well.

    I'll try and find my receipt at home if you need the number. Autobarn charge a hefty premium for the same stuff
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    If you guys could get the numbers for those places it would be much appreciated.. I will call in to the Richmond mob when I can, I know the Pug garage there on Swan St.

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    Pug rotors are very soft and require replacing almost every 40-60,000kms. I used the DBA slotted with EBC Greens and were very happy with them, however I understand the new Greens are not as good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brad
    Pug rotors are very soft and require replacing almost every 40-60,000kms. I used the DBA slotted with EBC Greens and were very happy with them, however I understand the new Greens are not as good.
    But isn't it better to have softer rotors so you stop quicker ??

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    I agree with the mechanic. Stick with the OEM rotors and save your cash. I buy them and then slot them before use. Excellent value for money.

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    OEM Peugeot rotors are more expensive! I'm not prepared to pay for new rotors every 40.000km

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    you get what you pay for. Rotors are disposable items.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irossiter
    OEM Peugeot rotors are more expensive! I'm not prepared to pay for new rotors every 40.000km
    they are just like tyres, they grip better but they don't last as long.

    IMO the most important part is to be able to stop the car, I wouldn't compromise safety by saving a few hundred dollars.
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