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I am trying to get parts for my brakes. The person at the counter wants to know if I have Drums or roters on the front and wether it's ABS or not. the car is a 1996 Toyota Previa. any help would be appriciated.

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The 96 has rotors on the front. Most likely yours has ABS as well.

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