How easy is it to install front brake pads on an 86 golf?

Asked by Nov 07, 2011 at 09:40 PM about the 1986 Volkswagen Golf

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Looking for info on brake install. I have notice that the fluid in the resivor was low and I am hearing rubbing in the left front wheel when the brakes are applied.

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On a scale from 1 to 10 ten being the hardest this is a 2 or 3 probably jacking it up and removing the wheels is the hard part

very easy job,both sides can be done in 30 minutes,rember to pump the break peddle up before driveing.


upgrade to the gti discs and pads tho unless you already have vented discs you dont need different calipers :D

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