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I can stop again!

Brake parts - DBA rotors, Endless pads

So, I took my car in for a regularly scheduled service a couple months ago (48000 km).  They informed me that my front brakes were down to 10%, and the rears at 30%.  So, need to do brakes.  The quote on parts I got for just the front brakes was a whopping $1700.  Uhh, yeah, so too steep.  I mean, it is a performance car with performance parts and I am expecting to pay a bit of a premium, but that is just unacceptable.  As I am really working on learning more and self-improving, I decided this was the perfect opportunity to research an alternative and do the work myself (with help from a couple of friends).

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