Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Semi Metallic brake pads
  • 4 Piece Front brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a Pair
    • Includes both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) Front 
  • Cross drilled, Slotted, And Zinc Coated
  • Fits 5 Lug Wheel
  • 10.94" (277mm) diameter solid 

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

Positive Mold Technology improves durability and performance by allowing for even wear. High density, low resin friction material virtually eliminates brake fade and glazing, generates less brake dust, and promotes a longer-lasting , better performing brake pad.

OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim

OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim helps reduce vibration and noise

Environmentally Compliant

Certified Environmentally Compliant to "Better Brake Law" standards

Zinc Coated

Zinc Coated to help reduce rust and corrosion for a longer-lasting and better looking rotor

"True" Non-Interference Vane Design

"True" Non-Interference Vane Design retains the structural integrity of the rotor

CNC Cross Drilled and Slotted

Precision-Rounded End Slots are machined to 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

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. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

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 : Step 1: Remove front wheel. (1:15)
    • Remove hub cap or center cap if you have it.
    • While your car is still on the ground, use your lug wrench to loosen your lug nuts.
    • Jack up and secure your car with jack stands.
    • Remove the lug nuts with your lug wrench.
    • Remove the wheel and set aside.
  2. step : Step 2: Remove the front brake calipers (1:40)
    • Use a screwdriver to force the pistons back in.
    • Remove the two 12mm bolts to remove the calipers.
    • Use a wire tie to fasten the caliper out of the way.
    • Use your screwdriver to pry out your brake pads.
    • Remove the two 15mm bolts on the caliper bracket to remove it.
    • Remove the caliper bolt sleeves.
    • Check their condition and clean them with a wire brush if necessary.
    • Pull off the brake rotor.
    • Hit the rotor with a rubber mallet or hammer if necessary.
    • Take care not to damage the lug studs.
  3. step : Step 3: Install new brake rotor and pads (5:00)
    • Clean new rotor with brake cleaner.
    • Insert your new pads into the brackets.
    • Put your caliper bracket back on, and tighten the bolts to 55-60 ft lbs.
    • Compress the caliper piston with a c-clamp to reset the pistons.
    • Mount the caliper on the bracket and torque the bolts in to 20 ft lbs.
  4. step : Step 5: Put your front wheel back on (8:58)
    • Make sure to use a star pattern when putting your wheel lugs back on.
    • Tighten to 75-85 ft lbs.
    • Replace hubcap/center cap.
  5. step : Step 6: Test and set brake pads and rotors (9:30)
    • Before driving the car again, start it up and pump the brakes a few times to get the pistons in the brakes in place.
    • Test the brakes in your driveway before taking the car onto the road.
    • Set your rotors by evenly braking from 30mph to 10mph, 50mph-30mph and finally 70mph to 40mph.
    • This is best done on a straight back road without any traffic.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Wire Ties

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 12mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

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  • 1997 Olds Cutlass (excluding Supreme Models) Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
  • 1998-1999 Olds Cutlass Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
  • 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto MD727, 55040-DSZ
  • Reference Number MD727
Part #: 1APBS00800


Nakamoto
Brand #: MD727, 55040-DSZ

How-to Video:

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