Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 19:38:45 -0400 From: ma_twain <ma_twainnospamo.com> Subject: Re: 9-3 front rotor change?
Dave Hinz wrote: > I'm helping a friend with front rotors on his 2001 9-3 this weekend. > I've done pads on my '99 9-5, and they look like the same brakes so > no worries there, but: > > How is the rotor held on the 2001 9-3? What tool (torx? something > else?) do I need to remove whatever holds the rotor to the hub? Any > non-intuitive/obvious gotchas? > > Thanks, > Dave Hinz > > Rust? This guy must drive alot of miles to be replacing the front rotors of 2001. I have had front rotors last over 100,000 miles on my Saabs and Volvo. The rear rotors have been good for over 200,000 miles. Is this indicative of the life of the 9-3 rotors versus the 900 rotors?