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Decent Brake Shops?

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by bawilson21, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. Sep 20, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    bawilson21

    bawilson21 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey, I need to get my brakes checked up on. I was hoping to flush the brake system too. I normally dont mind attempting to do things myself but when it comes to stopping 2 tons of mass, Id prefer someone whose certified do it. So my question is this,

    Are there any good brake shops or auto maintenance places in general anyone would recommend in the Tucson, AZ area?
     
  2. Sep 20, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Stay away from Brake Masters or those places. A few years ago, I busted them trying to rip a friend of mine off. If you are going to be in the Tempe/Mesa area, hit me up, and I can check them for ya.
     
  3. Sep 20, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    SAS, Locked front rear, Ufab sliders and bumpers, air compressor, 35" BFG KM2 on steelies and 36" TSLs
    me if you drive to nc
     
  4. Sep 20, 2009 at 9:26 PM
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    bawilson21

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    Whoa! NC is pretty far Man! But it would be a great drive!

    I dont have any plans as of yet to head up to the tempe area. I was hoping to get this done tomarrow as Its my day off and I have this "do it now" mentality currently which is rare =D. So no brake masters. How about Just Brakes.
     
  5. Sep 20, 2009 at 9:35 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    They can be just as bad.

    Honestly, Its simple to DIY. Pull the tire, and make sure you have more than 5mm friction material on the pad.
    http://ncttora.com/fsm/2003/Repair_Manual/03tacoma/br/fbp4wdpr/repl.pdf
     
  6. Sep 20, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    chris4x4

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  7. Sep 20, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    Hmm.. Looks easy enough, but Im an idiot and would probably save more getting ripped off. lol. Still, I'll print it off and ask for help at the auto hobby shop on base. Probably still need to take it somewhere to have it flushed though. Dont you need special tools for that? Thanks for the guides though. I'll be sure to make an attempt at the replacement.
     
  8. Sep 21, 2009 at 6:41 AM
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    chris4x4

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    You shouldnt need the fluid flushed, unless its looking brown.
     
  9. Sep 29, 2009 at 5:26 PM
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    DansToyShop

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    try our shop? We service only Toyota, Lexus and Scion. We also offer a 10% Military discount.

    Check out our website at www.whypaythedealer.com
     
  10. Oct 2, 2009 at 7:53 PM
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    SLOCOMA

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    well..anyone in the east valley that knows a shop..?
     
  11. Oct 5, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    www.cartalk.com Mechanics files. Put your zip code and your make of vehicle in and it will give you a search of mechanics/shops in your area. You can then look at the reviews that people have written. We tell a lot of people to use that when they are going out of town or for a different make of car (cause we only work on Toyotas!). Good luck!
     
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