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Originally Posted by AndyMac View Post
Brake change can be done in very little time and for very little money.

However, if you can do it DIY you can take the time to do it thoroughly.

When I do brake work on my car, it takes a long time because all the bits get properly cleaned. I take the time to carefully grease up moving parts etc.

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Exactly why it took me all day on Saturday - I took a lot of time on each corner making sure that the hub faces were spotless using wet & dry paper before lightly copper-greasing them, made sure that the pad-carriers had all traces of pitting & corrosion removed, cleaned and copper greased etc etc - I could have probably done each corner in 30-45 minutes from wheel off to wheel back on but to do it properly takes time.
I wouldnt expect a garage to take the same level of care with cleaning and re-greasing that I would.
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Yes I agree, I can spend a full 4 Mrs just doing the front. Checking anything you can see. And lub all touching metal,
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