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What we do

Mechanical Repairs & Logbook Servicing

As well as our professional brake service, we perform mechanical repairs and logbook servicing for your vehicle.

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Performance Vehicle Brakes

High performance braking systems feature or require larger diameter rotors and multi-piston callipers

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Vintage and Veteran Brake Restoration & Upgrades

From servicing to complete disc brake upgrades, we've got your brake repairs covered

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Who we are

At Adelaide Brake and Mechanical, we are your trusted experts in Mechanical Repairs and Braking for all types of trailers and cars. Since opening our doors over 15 years ago and headed up by business owner John Moens, a graduate of Croydon Park College of Automotive Engineering (1989), our reputation has been built upon outstanding customer care aligned with quality products and repairs.

What we do

We have the latest tools and equipment to diagnose any problem you are experiencing. We can also build custom brake systems for new and older model vehicles. Unlike most mechanics we specialise in drum and disc brake repairs in-house with our own machining and perform a range of mechanical repairs for cars and four-wheel drives, including logbook servicing and diagnostic repairs on late model vehicles. If you’re in need of any repairs or solution for your vehicle or trailer

Dear John,
This email is a bit late, but I did want to thank you for beautiful work. Making our tandem trailer fully roadworthy with brakes that work perfectly, regardless of distance on dirt roads, between braking cycles is a real relief.
As you were aware the previous inappropriate disc brakes, incorrectly fitted, put me a little on edge regarding their appropriateness for a good number of kilometres on often corrugated dirt roads. I thank you for taking the time to point out all the faults with the previous installation, including inadequate washers used to apply preload to the wheel bearings. We had previously spent a lot of money with the trailer manufacturer, going from bad brakes to none at all.
While we may still replace this trailer down the track with a heavier build unit, I am confident that brakes and wheel bearings are not the area of continual concern.
Thank you too for keeping the cost down on this job. It is truly appreciated.
I will be telling others of your quality products and beautiful work. I am also confident we will have more work for you down the track.
Sincerely,
Doug Sprigg
Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary

Dear John
Thank-you for assisting me with the refurbishment of the Hill Holder in the braking system of my 1947 6G Studebaker “Starlite Coupe”. Having just moved back to South Australia it was pleasing to find someone willing and able to work on a 74 year old vintage car.
Cheers
Peter

Dear John,
After being stopped and told by our boys in blue that my car trailer was not road legal due to brakes,rang round to see cost to fix,after one or two was given adelaide brake and mec number from mate who said good place to deal with .had know problems replaced all trailer brakes ,fair price good service,they know whats what with brakes.
thank heaps. Mark Barratt

Dear John,
John and the team run a great operation at Adelaide Brake and Mechanical. John is highly experienced, very professional, and honest.
Left my commodore here for a week and they worked wonders. Fair prices, quality workmanship, and John takes the time to fully inform you of planned work and his recommendations every step of the way.
I will definitely be returning time and time again for work on our Holdens, knowing that they will be in trusted, skilled hands. And a very special thanks goes to John and the team from a satisfied customer.
Regards, David & Ted.

Dear John,
The place to go to in Adelaide for boat trailer servicing and adjustment. Trailer now set up to make launch and retrieve a breeze.
Highly recommended John Mortimer

Dear John
wow great service and very knowledgeable ,fixed the boat trailer brakes quickly . thanks again John
Mark Armstrong

Dear John,
John is a true gentleman and a legend in his trade. Honest and reliable, he trialed a number of trouble shooting ventures that eventually located the fault. His years of experience shone through, and he also saved me a small fortune.
Thanks heaps. Konstandinos Karakontis

Dear John,
Our go to axle guy, excellent work
Lonsdale Marine & RV Centre

Dear John,
I took my 68 Pontiac firebird to John, fantastic guy and his workmanship is perfect. would defiantly recommend.
Graham Arnold

Dear John,
Great service and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended to any one.
Adam Tripodi