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Old 12-21-2013, 02:58 AM   #1
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Brake pad install

I need to get my new front and rear brake pads installed. I have all the parts needed, just need someone that has the tools to install the pads for me for cheap. For a 07 335i any suggestions?
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So let me get this straight, you drive a car that still goes for between 20-30k and have tried to save money on buying your own pads, and now you want someone to "install the pads cheap"......My suggestion would be to purchase a car you can afford to service.

Replacing just pads is a bad idea on any car, you should have the rotors turned to insure a smooth uniform surface for the new pads to contact.
Secondly, asking some random off a forum to do a brake job on your car is rather stupid....these are your brakes....without them you will probably die in a car crash. Do you really want to trust some random to do brakes on your 25k car?

My suggestion, take the car to a shop, pay the shop to do the brakes on your car.
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you can try going to bcit and get your brake pads install there
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So let me get this straight, you drive a car that still goes for between 20-30k and have tried to save money on buying your own pads, and now you want someone to "install the pads cheap"......My suggestion would be to purchase a car you can afford to service.

Replacing just pads is a bad idea on any car, you should have the rotors turned to insure a smooth uniform surface for the new pads to contact.
Secondly, asking some random off a forum to do a brake job on your car is rather stupid....these are your brakes....without them you will probably die in a car crash. Do you really want to trust some random to do brakes on your 25k car?

My suggestion, take the car to a shop, pay the shop to do the brakes on your car.
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Might as well buy new rotors, would probably cost as much for new rotors than resurfacing. Of course depending on the brand/grade of rotor you are going for.
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Might as well buy new rotors, would probably cost as much for new rotors than resurfacing. Of course depending on the brand/grade of rotor you are going for.
If OE rotors, not its far cheaper to have them turned, however they way BMW's chew through rotors I'm sure they will be past min thickness....just sad how people who buy a 50k car skimp on servicing of MAJOR parts of the car like brakes.......
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So let me get this straight, you drive a car that still goes for between 20-30k and have tried to save money on buying your own pads, and now you want someone to "install the pads cheap"......My suggestion would be to purchase a car you can afford to service.

Replacing just pads is a bad idea on any car, you should have the rotors turned to insure a smooth uniform surface for the new pads to contact.
Secondly, asking some random off a forum to do a brake job on your car is rather stupid....these are your brakes....without them you will probably die in a car crash. Do you really want to trust some random to do brakes on your 25k car?

My suggestion, take the car to a shop, pay the shop to do the brakes on your car.
Guess what? I'm a cheap mother fucker.
Its really not hard to do.. I just don't have the tools.
kthx for the advice.
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Go buy the tools, Princess Auto will get you everything you need for cheap, save in the long run.
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