Replaces

Brake Kit Nakamoto MD785, MD792, 55054-DSZ, 55066-DSZ - 1APBS00311

This performance brake rotor & pad set is just what you need to get your vehicle stopping in good order again!

Brake Pad Specifications:

  • Premium Posi Semi-Metallic brake pads
  • 8 Piece Front & Rear brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a set of 4
    • Includes both LH (Driver) & RH (Passenger) Side FRONT & REAR
  • Cross drilled, Slotted, And Zinc Coated
  • Fits 6 Stud Wheels
  • Rear: 12 13/16" 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

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 : Removing the Wheel (0:48)
    • Loosen the lug nut covers with a 22mm socket
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • 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 off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Brake Pads (1:20)
    • Remove the 18mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the brake pad slides
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (2:54)
    • Spray the 21mm bolts with penetrating oil if rusted
    • Remove the 21mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
    • If the rotor will not come off, thread the lug nuts and strike the hub area of the rotor with the ball end of a ball peen hammer
  4. step : Preparing the New Brake Pads and Rotors (5:05)
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
    • Clip the brake pad slides to the caliper bracket
    • Put an old pad in the caliper
    • Use a large C-clamp and the old pad to push the pistons back
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (6:55)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 100 foot-pounds of torque
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (7:48)
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 100 foot-pounds
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (9:25)
    • 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
    • Tighten the lug nut covers with a 22mm socket
  8. step : Testing the Brakes (9:53)
    • 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:

    General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant
  • White Grease

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 3/8 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 21mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

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Will these fit a 2003 silverado ss?
Steven R on Dec 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hello,
I think the SS has larger brakes. Please view the rotor size details. You can call the GM dealer to verify fit or call us with your VIN#. We may be able to ID your rotor size with your VIN# also. 888-844-3393

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This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto MD785, MD792, 55054-DSZ, 55066-DSZ
Part #: 1APBS00311


Nakamoto
Brand #: MD785, MD792, 55054-DSZ, 55066-DSZ

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