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Old 06-07-1999, 01:12 PM
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What options do I have for upgrading the front discs on a 300e 4matic, I assume the rear brakes can be upgraded to 400e spec, but since there was no 400e 4matic, is there a way to get better binders in the front.

It has 15 8-hole alloys now, will I need to swap to the 16 alloys to fit the upgraded brakes?

Thanks in advance

'91 4matic

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Old 06-07-1999, 07:55 PM
Lee Scheeler
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The 400E had the same 15" wheels as the 6-cyl W124's. Hence, 400E brakes will fit under the usual "8-hole" 15" wheels. If you go with 500E brakes then 16" wheels will be required. When ordering 400E brakes make sure you get the 93 and later "update". The early 92's were a bit prone to warpage. (search Shop Forum archives for further specifics)

Hope this helps...Lee
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Old 06-08-1999, 04:17 AM
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Thanks for the information re the wheel sizes. One more question, will the 400e rotors(discs) mount on the 300e 4matic front hubs?

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