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Old 06-26-2007, 11:38 AM
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Can I use 90s brake pads for my 1980 300 SD

Hello, I would like a prompt response. I am in Costa Rica, and they dont have any 1980s mercedes brake pads, and so im wondering what my options are. They say they have 90s model pads, can I use that? What are some other options, like just replacing the fiber? Thank you!

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Old 06-26-2007, 12:26 PM
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Can you compare the 80's and 90's pads side by side? If they are the exact same dimensions, they should work.

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Old 06-26-2007, 03:08 PM
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What I do in cases like this, is to look up both parts and see if numbers match. However, rrgrassi has a good point. Should be able to order correct part via this site at "Buy Parts" button.

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