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Old 08-25-2007, 11:37 AM   #1
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Question brake change

Yesterday I took my 8 to the dealer for a oil change and a tranny flush. the dealer calls me back and says im going to need new brakes pretty soon. i ask him how much will it cost he tells me 229$ for front and 229$...i really dont know if this would be a right price. so i decided to look for brakes online and this is what i found.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/MAZDA...spagenameZWDVW

does this look like a good deal, has anyone tried these any adivce would be appriciated. or am i better off just buying stock pads and rotors again?

Thank you in advance
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I would think the quote was for labour and new pads...you probably don't need new rotors yet...Might just want to put in a set of new pads of your choice instead....

Should be OK at about $150 for all 4 corners for street pads
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thx for the help. now the pads+rotors they selling on ebay you know if their any good?

Edit: i forgot to menition its not only 229 he said 229 for front and 229 for back so total of 460 total.

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Brake jobs are notoriously expensive at dealerships. If you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself, just do some searching on the internet and make some calls at some local shops. I'm sure you'll find someone that will do for much less than the dealership. Also, stay away from those shops that specialize in brake jobs. They have been known for shady business practices....at least the ones my area!

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thx for the advice, my fathers buddy does brake job on the rest of our cars, my sis 2003 vw golf my father 2003 jeep liberty sport and our honda pilot. hes been doing it for the past 3 years. i think im just going to tell my father to give him a call. but since im getting new brakes i want to get slotted/drilled ones are the ones above any good?

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Don't buy stock brakes.

Get some carbon kevlars from Porterfiel brakes.

No more squeal or dust.
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Yesterday I took my 8 to the dealer for a oil change and a tranny flush. the dealer calls me back and says im going to need new brakes pretty soon. i ask him how much will it cost he tells me 229$ for front and 229$...i really dont know if this would be a right price. so i decided to look for brakes online and this is what i found.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/MAZDA...spagenameZWDVW

does this look like a good deal, has anyone tried these any adivce would be appriciated. or am i better off just buying stock pads and rotors again?

Thank you in advance
Yeah thats about less than what my deal quoted me
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