Date: 4 Feb 2005 15:04:27 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Brake job $$$

On Fri, 04 Feb 2005 09:07:06 -0500, Gemini Jackson <> wrote: > > Holy cow! I bought Rotors from to take them to the > Import car shop to keep the cost down when they do a brake job on my > 97 SE. With me providing all 4 rotors, them putting new pads on, it's > still almost $500! Wow, they saw you coming on that one. > I wonder how difficult it is to do a brake job > yourself. I'm not a mechanic but can do most small maintenance jobs > fairly well enough. I wish you would have asked us; it's about a 30 minute job for the fronts, another 30 for the backs, and requires nothing other than very basic handtools. > The last brake job I did was 15 years ago on a 77 > camaro. Is there a good track record of owners being able to figure > out and successfully do a decent brake job on a Saab? It seems a > crime to pay out that much for brakes. Yes, if you could do 'em on a Camaro, you could do 'em on a Saab.

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