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Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2004 08:46:25 -0500
From: Gemini Jackson <>
Subject: Re: Front Brake rotors

On Tue, 02 Nov 2004 21:16:14 GMT, (Kevin Rhodes) wrote: >>Front Brake wise, I can get either Brembo ($46.29) or Zimmerman >>($59.88) vs Genuine Saab ($92.80). I could really use the savings, >>but I just spent $560 on new Michelin tires and wonder if I should >>start being cheap and compromising at this point. Anyone here ever >>used Brembo or Zimmerman??? > >Both actually - excellent quality in either case. Surely you don't think Saab >makes their own brake rotors? They are probably ATE or Brembo in a Saab box. I >would certainly go for the Brembos. That's good to hear. I haven't done a brake job in 10 years and am considering attempting it on this car (97 900SE), mostly just to become more self sufficient but also to save some $$$. > >BTW, I am quite convinced that Michelins are reputation over substance... I'm >a HUGE fan of Kuhmo tires, cheap and very good. They are expensive. But I have to say, it's been pouring here in GA the last day or so and these things stick to the road like glue. Of course compared to the bald suckers that I had, anything is an improvement. ~GJ~

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