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Davyboy
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PostSubject: Re: Rear brake caliper problem! UPDATED new gaiter needed help!   Rear brake caliper problem! UPDATED new gaiter needed help! Empty10th August 2011, 22:14

Have a read through this Emily it may help!

I've not done brakes on a MINI but sounds like your dad was trying the right things..

http://www.mini2.com/forum/maintenance-mini-care/73077-tips-changing-rear-brake-pads.html

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PostSubject: Re: Rear brake caliper problem! UPDATED new gaiter needed help!   Rear brake caliper problem! UPDATED new gaiter needed help! Empty10th August 2011, 22:22

when i done mine i had the same problem,you have a worm screw that you have to do before you can fit new pads,if you still have probs tomorow i could come round to show you how to do them in the evening if you want,,,,just let me know,,,
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Hope you get it sorted Emily! Smile

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Emily wrote:
Thanks for the link dave!

Rich, thanks for the offer dad is going to have a look during the day but will let you know how it goes!

Rich your a little hero aint ya Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Rear brake caliper problem! UPDATED new gaiter needed help!   Rear brake caliper problem! UPDATED new gaiter needed help! Empty11th August 2011, 12:36

You could try a auto factors

http://www.camberleyautofactors.com/home/find-us/camberley-auto-factors/by-county/surrey

http://www.whoopeemotorfactors.co.uk/

A R E Motor Factors Ltd

Several other but gives you a idea.....

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Emily
my husband is manager at( motor parts direct) a motor factors he may be able to get it cheaper get some quotes and a part number and he can have a look for you

Janet.
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dont know if these are any good.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-MINI-One-Cooper-Offside-Rear-Brake-Caliper-R50-/180657013999?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item2a0fff44ef

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRAKE-CALIPER-REAR-LEFT-BMW-MINI-CONVERTIBLE-COOPER-/120714727794?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item1c1b289172

They do left or right ones
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Hi Emily if you send me your reg no I will have a look what price I can get them for as the wife has already said I am a manager for a motor factor and I will do a good discount for you and any other SNM menber

Regards

Phil :rob:
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does a good job on number plates aswell Wink
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I want some number plates Smile


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Davyboy wrote:
I want some number plates Smile




the Bandits Your man Dave 8) 8)
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Bandit 65 wrote:
Hi Emily if you send me your reg no I will have a look what price I can get them for as the wife has already said I am a manager for a motor factor and I will do a good discount for you and any other SNM menber

Regards

Phil :rob:

WHAT CAN I BUY NOW IM THINKING, lol! lol! lol! lol!
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