'97 A6Q rear brakes

Lee Levitt lee at wheelman.com
Thu Aug 22 10:45:12 EDT 2002

Mike writes:
> In a message dated 8/20/2002 Lee Levitt writes:
> << When I did the brakes on my cars, I used the official VAG tool, which
> works
> sorta like a big C-Clamp. I'm not sure how I would have done it
> without the
> tool...would have been a real PITA. >>
> Does this apply to just rear brakes, or both front and rear? How much was
> the VAG tool? (The bright side is I did verify the timing belt
> was done only
> 40k miles ago in our new-to-us '95 A6q Avant.)


The front brakes are a breeze...um, actually, I'm thinking of my 996 Carrera
calipers, so never mind. I can't remember how the stock audi fronts are set
up. I just tore them off the car and threw them in a box :)

The tool, if I remember correctly, is about $200...but I borrowed one and
only paid postage in both directions.

'95.5 S6 avant
'96 A6 quattro avant

More information about the quattro mailing list