Pads and discs at 20k?

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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by 147daytona » Fri May 31, 2019 5:15 pm

Don't those rust spots wear off when the car is driven?
Mine look like that if I leave the car standing out in the rain, but as soon as I use the car, the rust spots are worn off again.
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by Pete McK » Fri May 31, 2019 5:45 pm

The half an inch of rot on the outside won't.

Might be worth contacting Jaguar CRC?
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by UV Blue » Fri May 31, 2019 6:04 pm

147daytona wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 5:15 pm
Don't those rust spots wear off when the car is driven?
Mine look like that if I leave the car standing out in the rain, but as soon as I use the car, the rust spots are worn off again.
...yes but the pads are giving uneven wear across the face of the disc so there are peaks and troughs which show up rust more than normal, PeteMcK is right - the perimeter 'rot' is a constant feature however.

ps my car has done 14.5k miles
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by BRC » Fri May 31, 2019 6:10 pm

Said it before but seriously £1400 odd to replace brake discs/pads, someone is deluded! As has been suggested by ChrisGB parts can be had for under £200 and I'd be pretty certain an indie would fit for about the same again saving circa £1000. Alternatively get the discs re-surfaced by Pro-Cut and with new pads I would think you'd be looking at less than £300.

As for staying OEM why would/should you given the evidence.
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by 147daytona » Fri May 31, 2019 6:11 pm

Ah sorry, my mistake.
Mine is now just over 2 years old and has covered 11k miles, thankfully my discs seem OK at the moment.
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by Glovcol » Fri May 31, 2019 6:49 pm

Those just look like water spots and in the first picture it can be seen that the brake pad has cleared a small section of disc where the car has been moved. This does not however please me as my own modern cars discs all seem to rust like mad but my mk2 jaguar of 1962 never shows any sign of rust when they get wet. It seems that brake discs are now made of a “softer “ metal to improve brake pad grip, but as you say if the car is left outside for ,say,going on holiday, we experience the poorer braking whilst they bed themselves in again.


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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by Vespa » Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:50 am

The outer rust looks slightly wider than I would have expected and you have the larger pads and discs. Maybe that is how they wear. The price quoted is a complete farce and I have noticed on building a new XE that many extras have increased by as much as 25%. I suspect the parts are EU sourced and the £ against the E is poor at the moment and may have some influence. The fact that car sales are generally down may make parts more expensive to balance the books somewhat. Have a look at the mudflaps prices on new build and you will see what I mean. They were £89 for a set of fronts now they are well over the £100 mark. (from memory £145)
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by capese21 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:44 pm

I had a look at the used XE`s on the Jag website. Two cars for sale chosen at random. Most looked similar to these two. Strange how they always show a picture of the wheels that have horrid rusty discs. Looks like the calipers have been attacked with an acid wheel cleaner to. :o

I wouldn`t buy a car with discs like that, saying that I did but they replaced them under warranty :oops:

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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by UV Blue » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:02 pm

BRC wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 6:10 pm
Said it before but seriously £1400 odd to replace brake discs/pads, someone is deluded! As has been suggested by ChrisGB parts can be had for under £200 and I'd be pretty certain an indie would fit for about the same again saving circa £1000. Alternatively get the discs re-surfaced by Pro-Cut and with new pads I would think you'd be looking at less than £300.

As for staying OEM why would/should you given the evidence.

Thanks BRC - noted!

ps err, 'OEM' ?
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Re: Pads and discs at 20k?

Post by BRC » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:07 pm

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