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Brake Dilemma.

I have an EL Fairmont with nearly 170,000K's on the clock.
I have never had the discs machined or changed & change the pads every 60,000K's.

Last time I changed them there was a big groove in the both the front discs.
(I let the pads get too low, bad me)

The problem I face now is whether I should get NEW Discs & wheel bearings all round or just get them machined.

I am ringing around for prices this morning to find out a price for new discs, pads & wheel bearings all round.

Also, should I spend a little more & go X-Drilled or Slotted or should I just get the standard ones replaced.

Any info would be great.


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Re: Brake Dilemma.

i would go DBA slotted on the front and DBA standard on the rear. at 170k the discs will be quite thin even before having them machined

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