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VW MKIV-A4 TDIs (VE and PD) This is a general discussion about A4/MkIV Jetta (99.5-~2005), Golf(99.5-2006), and New Beetle(98-2006). Both VE and PD engines are covered here.

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Old August 15th, 2018, 11:41   #1
SledDawg2
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Default ATE brake pads

I wanted to try ceramic brake pads. My vendor sent me a set of "House Brand" Mk-4 brake pads. My question is they were clearly marked as "ATE" brand pads in a vendor specific box. The price "split" between this "House Brand" and ATE (which is a VW foundry) mfg for VW branded parts.
Could this be real ?
The price split for these "House Brand" ceramics ~V~ VW OE pads was a major.

Could this be real ?
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Old August 15th, 2018, 14:48   #2
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It wouldn't surprise me.
Some things have a high markup price s/a furniture.
There's also things that are fall outs from production that doesn't meet full standards but are 'OK to use'
Radio Shack use to buy a lot of things like this.
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