Vented Disks vrs Solid disks

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Stickyfinger wrote:Reported as Citroen ones....Xantia/C5
I'd buy them.

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How can they do them at that price incl p&p. I raise my eyebrows at that [emoji6]

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30day returns though so I thought well worth examining.

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I think I will......but how to tell if they are real or copy.....ummmm, when they go CRACK or WOBBLE supposedly :)

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If it seems too good to be true, then it probably isn't.
I would not touch those with a bargepole.

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You cannot think that C5 Mk1/2 disks may be overstock prices ?

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Maybe, but are they?

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Look at the code stamped on the braking surface, I've never seen that before. Is it normal on Citroen discs. Secondly weigh and compare to known official ones, fakes are going to be lightet.

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white exec wrote:Maybe, but are they?
Who knows till I have them......and if I get them via EBay and they are fake....I will just raise a complaint and get the money back....easy as that.

OK....Who has a pair of disks (new) they can weigh :) ?
I would think that is not a pic of the disks themselves....

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It says the pic is the actual product you shall receive. I've heard that before though.

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I never trust that either....but I trust ebay/paypal to refund .......as a retailer they are a nightmare, as a buyer they are simple.

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Yep, I've stopped using eBay and PayPal almost entirely over the amount of my time they have wasted.

I used to prity much double my income on eBay but people are so dishonest now it would be impossible these days.

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There are simply some things that I will not risk personal and family safety over, and brake components come pretty high up on that list. There are also third party considerations, which cannot be simply dismissed.

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And there are some things that I know a lot about.....metal castings/material being one of them.