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How long to change rear pads and disks?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by RobMorris, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. RobMorris
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    Chaps

    After work I want to change the rear pads and disks on my car

    Is it an hours works tops? I dont want to get stuck with no light!

    Cheers
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    As long as your semi competent yeah.

    It's nothing hard.
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    semi competent is about right - cheers mate - il give it a shot
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    Make sure you have a caliper windback tool!
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    As dex140 says. If you have the right tools its easy. I did it so it can't be that hard!
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    if its a Quattro then it can be awkward as the driveshafts get in the way so its quite hard getting onto the carrier bolts. Make sure you have the correct tools to do the job before starting as it can be a right pain!
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    it was a bastid of a job and took 2 hours just to do one side! the other side can wait..
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