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I dont have time right now to pull my brakes apart myself...so my question is this...do you guys trust Mieneke/Midas/Firestone with your volvo's brakes?
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (vaipunk)

Do you need rotors and pads all the way around? If memory serves me right, it is 4 hours of labor for a shop to replace the rotors and pads, plus the cost of the actual parts. As George said, it is much better to have someone do it right(the first time), then try to save a few dollars. Have a good day <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (1sciroccofahrer)

Here is a Lada with brakes by Firestone...<p><A HREF="http://www.hazdenecaz.net/data/media/5/lada.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.hazdenecaz.net/data/media/5/lada.jpg</A><p>George Dill<p>
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (1sciroccofahrer)

i think the front rotors are saveable(sp*)..rear are questionable...pads all around.<br>I have an appoitment with a local shop tomorrow...same guy that did my ball joint for me..he loves Volvo's and does good work.<p>hopefully it all goes well....
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (vaipunk)

the worst part about the lada thing is that it appears that someone painted around it, like they were too lazy to try to get it out, so just paint the surrounding brick and call it modern art. meh.<p>well personally i will NEVER go back to firestone. i wouldnt trust them with a vespa oil change let alone the thing that makes my 3100 pound swedish chunk of iron stop. seriously, get it done right and spend some extra money on it, or do it yourself if youre daring ( id like to think i am ) <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (Camyman)

<A HREF="http://pierreg.free.fr/carton/projet/vespa/vespblu6.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://pierreg.free.fr/carton/...6.jpg</A><p>
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (gdill2)

2 rear rotors, set of rear pads and 1 rear caliper and I am stopping again.<br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: brakes for my 91 240 (gdill2)

close, i was thinking more along the lines of this<p><A HREF="http://www.vespa-u.com/images/vespa_for_sale2.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vespa-u.com/images/vespa_for_sale2.jpg</A><p>so who did the brakes?
 
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