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    new brakes fitted

    Well after my new brake pads and disks turned up on saturday i took car down to the garage to have my new bits but on and what a arse on job it was, first of all the rear drivers side piston had seized so had to try and free that off, then opposite side the handbrake had locked on the close position and worst of all the actual pad had come off the backing plate, but the pads were still like new

    the rear pads are just under a year old and are EPC Green stuffs so i wonder if theyll have any warrenty with them to be replaced?

    got the fronts done easy and cleaned everything up and bleed the system so all nice and fresh again and now my brakes actually work and no annoying noises
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    lol good work mate, nothing better than doing it yourself and saving some £££
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    Quote Originally Posted by Windrew View Post
    lol good work mate, nothing better than doing it yourself and saving some £££
    dont think he did as he said he took it to the garage

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    down my mates garage, we both done them, and i didnt pay so defo saved me some ££
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    Quote Originally Posted by sri_kev View Post
    dont think he did as he said he took it to the garage
    didnt think Paul would pay for someone else to do the work lol$
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    Quote Originally Posted by Windrew View Post
    didnt think Paul would pay for someone else to do the work lol$
    good point you know him too well haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeasorPaul View Post
    the rear pads are just under a year old and are EPC Green stuffs so i wonder if theyll have any warrenty with them to be replaced?
    I had the same thing happen to me when I had some Red Stuffs. I complained and they replaced, but it shouldn't happen in the first place...
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    well i mite either get a refund or a replacement for next time, who did you complain too? EBC direct
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    Quote Originally Posted by MeasorPaul View Post
    well i mite either get a refund or a replacement for next time, who did you complain too? EBC direct
    Yeah I complained to EBC direct and sent them these pictures (I must add I had two sets that did this. So I don't use them any more)





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