Replaces

1998-02 Brake Kit Nakamoto 54060-DSZ, CD748 - 1APBS00878

Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Premium Posi Ceramic Disc Brake Pads
  • 4 Piece front brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacements

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a matched Pair
    • Includes LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front
  • Cross drilled, Slotted, And Zinc Coated
  • Direct replacement
  • Fits 5 Stud Wheels
  • 12.42" (316mm) Diameter

 

Premium Positive Molded Brake Pads Features and Benefits:

  • The very same manufacturing process the original equipment manufacturers use
  • High density friction material for long pad life
  • Less resin content virtually eliminates brake fade and glazing
  • Reduced dusting for both Ceramic and Semi-metallic materials
  • Quality multi-layered shims and pad chamfering provide smooth and quiet braking
Positive Mold Technology

Improves durability and performance by allowing for even wear. Eliminates brake fade and glazing, generates less brake dust, and promotes a longer-lasting , better performing brake pad.

OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim

Reduces noise and vibration

Environmentally Compliant

Meets the Better Brake Law standards

Thermal Scorched

Accelerates the break-in process and enhances stopping performance from the first stop.

Zinc Coated

Helps reduce rust and corrosion for a longer-lasting and better looking rotor.

"True" Non-Interference Vane Design

Retains the structural integrity of the rotor

CNC Cross Drilled and Slotted

Precision-Rounded End Slots remove brake dust and expel gasses during hard braking.

Cross Drilled Holes improve ventilation and cooling for less brake fade and more positive stopping power.

Part Details

  • Brake Pad Friction Material: Ceramic
  • Brake Rotor Coating: Zinc Coated
  • Brake Pad Bonding Type: Premium Posi
  • Brake Rotor Type: Cross Drilled & Slotted
  • Kit Includes: (1) Front Ceramic Brake Pad Set
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Performance Brake Rotors
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 12.44" (316mm)
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: Vented
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 5 Lug
  • Product Line: Performance

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

Wear and Tear

This item is backed by a warranty against defects in materials and workmanship under its intended use. The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (1:07)
    • Remove the center cap
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull of the wheel
  2. step : Inspecting the Brakes (1:42)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check for gauges on both sides of the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
  3. step : Removing the Brakes (3:06)
    • Remove the 1/4 inch bolts from the caliper
    • Pull off the caliper
    • Slide out the brake pads
    • Remove the 18mm bolts from the caliper bracket using a breaker bar or pipe for leverage
    • Remove the caliper bracket
    • Clean the brake pad retainers with a wire brush
    • Pull the rotor off
  4. step : Installing the New Brakes (6:37)
    • Put the new rotor in place
    • Hold the rotor in place with one lug nut
    • Insert the caliper bracket between the rotor and the steering knuckle
    • Start the bolts by hand and tighten them with the ratchet
    • Tighten the bracket bolts to 90 foot-pounds with the torque wrench
    • Push the caliper pistons in using a large C-clamp and the old inner brake pad
    • Insert the brake pads
    • Put the caliper in place
    • Start the caliper bolts by hand
    • Tighten the caliper bolts to 20 foot-pounds
    • Turn the wheels back straight
    • Remove the place-holder lug nut
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (9:58)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap
  6. step : Testing the Brakes (10:18)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    Air Powered Tools

  • 1/2 Inch Air Impact Gun

  • General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Torque Wrench
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 19mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket
  • 13/16 Inch Spark Plug Socket

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This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto 54060-DSZ, CD748
  • Reference Number CD748
Part #: 1APBS00878

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Nakamoto
Brand #: 54060-DSZ, CD748

How-to Video:

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