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Old 05-17-2009, 01:45 AM
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Originally Posted by mowoc View Post
I hope your right. When I looked a the brakes recently they looked like they had been neglected for some time. The rotors appeared to be old and paper thin. I had a volvo where the front rotors had frozen onto the car and did have to be pounded off with a 5 pound mallet.
Does this happen on the MB?
Yes. My 126 had been sitting for a number of years (though PO insisted he took it on the road) and the front rotors were a PITA. After some persuasion they were ok, but yes, a massive hammer and lots of muscle were involved. Soak it overnight with PB blaster. Good luck!
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