Replaces

2003-07 Cadillac CTS Brake Rotor Front Pair Nakamoto 55082-DSZ - 1APBR00183

Specifications:

  • Comes as a matched Pair
    • Includes both LH (Driver) & RH (Passenger) Side Rear
  • Cross drilled, Slotted, And Zinc Coated
  • Fits 5 Stud Wheels
  • Vented
  • 11.92" (303mm) diameter
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

  • Front or Rear Location: Front
  • Brake Rotor Coating: Zinc Coated
  • Brake Rotor Type: Cross Drilled & Slotted
  • Quantity: Pair
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: Vented
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 5 Lug
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 11.93" (303mm)
  • 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 (0:30)
    • Loosen the 19mm 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 off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Brake Pads and Rotor (2:30)
    • Remove the T30 Torx bolt from the rotors
    • Remove the two 18mm bolts holding the caliper bracket
    • Remove the brake caliper
    • Secure the caliper with a bungee chord
    • Loosen the two 18mm bolts from the caliper carrier bracket
    • Remove both 18mm bolts from the carrier bracket
    • Remove the carrier
    • Remove the rotor
  3. step : Preparing the Brake Pads and Rotor (5:19)
    • Clean the hub with a wire brush
    • Apply a thin coat of brake grease to the hub
    • Remove the old pads
    • Remove the metal slides
    • Clean the metal slide with a wire brush
    • Clean the caliper carrier seats for the slides with a wire brush
    • Insert the slide into place
    • Remove the brake pad slides
    • Clean off the brake grease
    • Apply a thin coat of brake grease to the slides
    • Insert the slides into their boots
  4. step : Installing the Brake Pads and Rotor (7:43)
    • Insert the rotor into place
    • Add brake parts cleaner to the rotor
    • Thread the T30 Torx bolt into place
    • Lower the brake caliper bracket to the rotor
    • Tighten the two 18mm bolts to the caliper bracket
    • Torque the 18mm bolts to 96 foot-pounds
    • Apply brake grease to the contact points of the pads where they touch the metal slides
    • Apply brake grease to the back of the brake pads
    • Lower the caliper from the bungee chord
    • Compress the pistons with vise-grips or a C-clamp
    • Insert the caliper into place
    • Start the two 18mm bolts to the brake caliper
    • Torque the bolts to 46 foot-pounds
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:55)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the 19mm 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

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Wire Brush
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant
  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Bungee Cord

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T30 Torx Driver

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 18mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS Front Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Brake Rotor Pair for Models with RPO Code FE1 (Soft Ride Suspension) Performance Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto 55082-DSZ
Part #: 1APBR00183

Out of Stock

Nakamoto
Brand #: 55082-DSZ

How-to Video:

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