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Old 02-10-2010, 09:10 PM   #1
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So I have a job to change all 4 rotors and pads on a 2006 mazda3 how much can I charge. I'm thinking 175-225 in labor? thanks guys
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Here'* my last brake job from last April, if it helps:

Front brake pads ($86.42)
Front brake rotors ($54.92 each)
Rear wheel cylinders ($11.82 each)
Labor ($80 x 2.8 hours = $224.00 <— this is probably what you're after)
Shop supplies ($5)
CT sales tax ($26.93)

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Old 02-11-2010, 07:44 AM   #3
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That job should take you about 1-2 hours. What'* your labor rate $125/hr?
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I'd do it for $100 max. Plus parts.
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You can charge Dan'* rate which is likely a win for all involved, but you may want to clarify others issues may arise that will be additional labor and parts such as bleeding brakes, caliper problems, emergency brake issues.
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I know how long it should take me I was just looking to see what a shop might charge. This is my living so far.
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Oh, shop.. $500-$700 including parts. I thought you were doing this for a friend.
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nope nope ha come on I'm not a jerk. I changed my friends axle and Cam sensor on her 3.1 Beretta if she rented my skis
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nope nope ha come on I'm not a jerk. I changed my friends axle and Cam sensor on her 3.1 Beretta if she rented my skis
Rented your skis wink wink eh?
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Yeah anytime I ask for labor it'* for clients so I don't low ball myself I set the price for the mazda $150 for labor
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