Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Professional grade Semi-Metallic brake pads
  • 4 Piece Front brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacements

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a matched Pair
    • Includes both LH (Driver) & RH (Passenger) Side Front
  • Cross drilled, Slotted, And Zinc Coated
  • Fits 5 Stud Wheels
  • Vented
  • 12.80" (325mm) 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

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 Rotor Coating: Zinc Coated
  • Brake Rotor Type: Cross Drilled & Slotted
  • Brake Pad Friction Material: Semi-Metallic
  • Brake Pad Bonding Type: Premium Posi
  • Kit Includes: (1) Front Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Set
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Performance Brake Rotors
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 12.80" (325mm)
  • 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 and Tire (0:56)
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise and support the vehicle
    • Remove the lug nuts
  2. step : Removing the Brake Caliper (1:25)
    • Remove the two 17mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull off the brake caliper
    • Hang the caliper aside with a bungee cord
    • Remove the brake pads
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (2:25)
    • Remove the two 21mm bolts from the caliper bracket
    • Pull off the caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake rotor
  4. step : Preparing the Brakes (Preparing the Brakes)
    • Tap the brake pads out of the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake caliper clips off the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Clean the caliper and clips with a wire brush
    • Apply brake grease to the clips
    • Pull out each caliper slide
    • Clean each caliper slide
    • Apply brake grease to each caliper slide
    • Clean the wheel hub surface with a wire brush
    • Apply brake grease to the hub surface
    • Slide the new rotor onto the wheel studs backwards
    • Clean the rotor's contact surface with brake cleaner
  5. step : Installing the Brake Rotor (8:45)
    • Slide the rotor onto the wheel studs
    • Slide an axle nut, if one is available, onto one wheel stud
    • Thread a lug nut onto the wheel stud to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the caliper bracket into place
    • Insert the 21mm bolts into the caliper bracket
  6. step : Installing the Wheel and Tire (11:32)
    • Slide on the wheel
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds of torque

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Wire Brush
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Paper Towels
  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Bungee Cord

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

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Too early to really review anything all I know is that they are working as advertised no noise whatsoever and no issues with the brake pads and very quiet so far
August 18, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2011-2012Ford Explorer Ford Explorer Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2013-2015Ford Explorer Ford Explorer (excluding Police Package) Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2009-2012Ford Flex Ford Flex Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2013-2017Ford Flex Ford Flex without Heavy Duty Brakes Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2010-2017Ford Taurus Ford Taurus (excluding SHO Models) (excluding Police Package) Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2009-2012Lincoln MKS Lincoln MKS Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2010-2011Lincoln MKT Lincoln MKT Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
2012-2017Lincoln MKT Lincoln MKT without Heavy Duty Brakes Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto MD1508, 54166-DSZ
Part #: 1APBS00473


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Nakamoto
Brand #: MD1508, 54166-DSZ

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