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    The MinxMobil successfully passed its third MOT today, YAY!

    It had a couple of advisories which were that the front tyres were wearing a little thin on the edge and that I'll need new front brake pads within the next 500 miles. Its due for a service in the next week anyway.

    The car is 5years old and has 64k on the clock and this will be the first set of pads its needed which I was quite chuffed about. I'm told there is nothing wrong with the discs but I'm wondering whether I should be looking to replace them at some point anyway...better safe than sorry ?
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    yeh get some 308's!
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    No point replacing them for the sake of it Laura, but if you replace the discs you need to replace the pads too.... So if the discs have only got say 5000miles left in em, it'd be false economy to replace the pads now as you'd gave to do it again when you do the discs.

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    Vauxhall do a kit for your standard brakes that retails at £61 for the Discs and Pads. If you use your VxSCC discount you should be able to get them for £45ish.

    Your other option is a bigger set-up, but that be more £'s!

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    Out of curiousity how much are a set of brake pads? I've never had to replace any so I've no idea.
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    Can get them for about £15 trade club from Vauxhall (You must have a contact somewhere you can use )
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jace
    Can get them for about £15 trade club from Vauxhall (You must have a contact somewhere you can use )
    I so need to sell the 888 - the fronts cost me 106 alone!!


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