My partner took my car in to get a price on my brakes and disc pads that had gone on front wheels of my Merc. 190e. Bearing in mind that this is nearly 20 yrs old and the parts I could have picked up new on Ebay for £38 for a brand new set I was really shocked when the garage went ahead and did this and charged £186. They do know my partner so don't think they would rip him off but it was mentioned that they were so eroded they had eaten away at other parts. Has anyone heard of brakes/disc pads costing so much even if they have eroded ???