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    that has a brake rewind tool i could borrow in my area staines middx
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    Chris did mine at weekend.......you dont need one....i just used a g clamp to wind them back, worked fine mate...HTH, Andy

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    i did rear brakes on a volvo and it took for ever to wind them back in without the tool halfords have one but they want £25!! for it
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    i did rear brakes on a volvo and it took for ever to wind them back in without the tool halfords have one but they want £25!! for it
    Its worth buying, then selling on here, I reckon someone would snap your hand off for it afterwards.

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    mmmmmm looks like i will have to bite the bulliet
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    mmmmmm looks like i will have to bite the bulliet

    it doesn't take forever.........never done brakes before.......did discs and pads front and rear....easy took me about four hours to do lot in total.....any way if you want to waste your money...its your choice mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan_BlackSRi View Post
    Its worth buying, then selling on here, I reckon someone would snap your hand off for it afterwards.
    Oooh - might rent mine out by the hour then!

    (dont worry Chris - free to you.. lol)

    Must admit they make it SO easy to change the pads - 2 mins and your done... Used on so many cars now..

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    Quote Originally Posted by hairy31 View Post
    it doesn't take forever.........never done brakes before.......did discs and pads front and rear....easy took me about four hours to do lot in total.....any way if you want to waste your money...its your choice mate
    Disagree

    Worth every penny in my opinion... saved me many hours of muckin about with clamps and long nose pliers etc etc



    Just my opinion of course..

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    Quote Originally Posted by hairy31 View Post
    it doesn't take forever.........never done brakes before.......did discs and pads front and rear....easy took me about four hours to do lot in total.....any way if you want to waste your money...its your choice mate
    Get the right tool m8, no wonder it took you 4 hours, I did ALL mines in 60mins...... I used long nosed pliers before I got the right tool, what a nightmare,takes forever to wind back in, with the right tool it takes seconds.

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