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yusoslo
09-21-2006, 05:58 AM
I am about to do the A8 brake upgrade on my A4. I want to get the gold plated rotors to go with my silver car with Red calipers....I think it will look nice but i havent seen any pics on a car.

thanks

nizmosx
09-21-2006, 06:39 AM
i have them on the rears of my car. they look good. very subtle.

pac1085
09-21-2006, 07:19 AM
Doesnt the plating wear off after a few days?

98a4
09-21-2006, 09:41 AM
I work in a planting plant. Cad is protective for shipping, once you use them it will wear right off. European cars with gold rotors, actually have GOLD on the rotors in a 30mil+ thickness. Avg cad is 3-5m thickness.

Waste of money and time. Same goes for zinc.

werksmini
09-21-2006, 11:30 AM
Is not for the braking surface but for the areas around it so it doesnt rust.