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    Just been quoted £110 to fit my front and rear pads and discs, i am supplying the parts.

    is this a fair price??

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    Sounds a bit steep to me, I'd have thought about £80 was about right.

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    Seems step for an hours work on a ramp
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    NOPE! new rear discs and pads supplied and fitted by my mechanic £140

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    sounds like 2 hours labour. Which to me doesn't sound that unreasonable. You could probably do it yourself in about an hour but they've probably added a little extra for "just in case". Not the best time of year to do them yourself though... (i'm not a lover of the cold lol).

    A lot of garages will try an charge two hours for all four though.. If you guys can get it done for an hours labour I think I may get them to do it next time

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    think ill keep looking then, thats what i thought, 2 hrs tops, £55ph... its a DIY garage in leeds, they do car ramp hire for £8ph, i asked for a supervised visit with a mechanic where he can show me what to do, as i havnt got a clue, and they said that would be £110

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    Well, that is slightly different form them just doing the job. After all if you're on their property using their equipment and under their supervision then it will take a bit longer and you are their responsibility. Why not ask for time and supervision to do one, and then do the other three yourself.

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    £110 to learn how its done is a bargain.

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    Bring it to me next Sunday mate I will do it or this Sunday got a few lads of here comein next week it's easy and I will show you how
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    Quote Originally Posted by paulvectrac View Post
    Bring it to me next Sunday mate I will do it or this Sunday got a few lads of here comein next week it's easy and I will show you how

    im in wales that weekend but thanks for the offer..... think im going to have to get them done next week sometime though, the pads are very low. dont want them to go down to the metal.

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