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Which discs on a 1998 tdi s70

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Old Oct 20th, 2020, 20:01   #1
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Default Which discs on a 1998 tdi s70

Please bear with me on this but new to the world of volvo i have just bought a 66000 miler s70 tdi, it needs disc and pads front and rear, there seems to be two sizes.... the car is on 15" alloys, whats the correct disc size? Any help greatly appreciated!
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I have an v70 with 15" wheels mine had 280mm discs at the front no idea whats on the back
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Old Oct 20th, 2020, 21:19   #3
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280's for the front.Any reputable brand will do.
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Old Oct 21st, 2020, 09:08   #4
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Default Rear Brake Disk Size

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I have an v70 with 15" wheels mine had 280mm discs at the front no idea whats on the back
From memory, there is only one size for the back as standard.

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Old Oct 24th, 2020, 09:53   #5
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Thats a great find Steve - tdi's are quite rare now, and to find a 66k miler...!!!

I'm not 100% sure, but I think that engine is based on a VAG group engine? So you'll have loads of options when it comes to service parts, and potentially tuning
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