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GEARWRENCH Disc Brake Lining Wear Gauge - 2116D

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K-D Tools
Prime Eligible
Is Amazon Fulfilled
Amazon Fulfilled
0.160 Pounds
9 Inches
0.75 Inches
5.25 Inches
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  • Disc brake lining wear gauge
  • Checks measurement without removing caliper
  • Gauge measures the brake lining that remains on bonded pads in fractions
  • Measures from 1/16 inches to 5/8 inches in 1/32 inches graduations
KDT2116 Features: -Checks measurement without removing caliper.-Gauge measures the brake lining that remains on bonded pads in fractions from 1/16-Inch to 5/8-Inch in 1/32-Inch graduations Gauge measures the brake lining that remains on bonded pads in fractions from 1/16-Inch to 5/8-Inch in 1/32-Inch graduations.  Tool checks measurement without removing caliper..-Disc Brake Lining Wear Gauge. Warranty: -Lifetime warranty does not cover abuse..
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Great product.
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I stand by Gearwrench.
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Love the design and simplicity of this tool.
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Good tool but the scale is not properly zeroed.
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Works but the quality had gone down hill from what I used to sell.
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Category: Brake Gauges

The usual price range for a brake gaug is between $4.24 to $377.37.

If you want to know about brake gauges in general, please go to our Brake Gauges: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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Editorial Reviews

Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

Yes! I highly recommend this brake gauge based on price trends and manufacturer ratings. Let's go over the reasons why buying this brake gauge now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. The current price is in its lowest range, best time to buy!

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $15.98 $12.62

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 4.58% price increase.

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this brake gauge was $15.98, and the lowest price point was $12.62. The current price isn't close to either the highest or the lowest price point, so it's a fairly reasonable time to make this purchase.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, the price tends to stay more or less the same. Not a lot of price movement is expected, but the price could still move in either direction by a smidge.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $14.55 a week from now. It might be best to purchase as soon as possible before the price becomes too high.

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2. Manufacturer has very positive reviews on all their products!

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. As you see in my manufacturer report below, K-D Tools (GEARWRENCH) has very positive reviews for their products. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, this is likely a safe bet.

3. This brake gauge has positive reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This brake gauge has positivereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this brake gauge more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

4. GEARWRENCH is one of the best selling brake gauge brand

GEARWRENCH is one of the best selling brands among other brake gauge brands. But I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

5. There are other options, but don't look further if you're looking for the most popular product

image/svg+xml GEARWRENCH Other similar brands: Lisle Fowler & Nsk Raybestos Ags Company Automotive Solutions

I found 8 brands that have similar products like this one: Lisle, Fowler & Nsk, Raybestos, Ags Company Automotive Solutions, KD Tool, Xbes, Central Tools, and Anytime Tools. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from Raybestos. If you're looking for a brake gauge with best reviews, a product from Ags Company Automotive Solutions gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, you probably can't find a better one than the current product you're looking at. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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