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.

100% CNC-Machined to Exact OE Specs

Balanced to reduce vibration.

Cast from OE Grade Alloy

Manufactured from OE Grade G3000 Casting Alloy.

Non-Directional Surface Finish

Helps ensure smoother, quieter, and more effective braking.

Part Details

  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: Vented
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 10.87" (276mm)
  • Brake Pad Bonding Type: Premium Posi
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications: 5 Lug
  • Brake Pad Friction Material: Ceramic
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Replacement Brake Rotors
  • Kit Includes: (1) Front Ceramic Brake Pad Set

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 (1:23)
    • 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 (1:37)
    • 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 (2:56)
    • Remove the 14mm bolts from the caliper
    • Slide the boots in
    • Pull off the caliper
    • Slide out the brake pads
    • Check the caliper slides for smooth movement
    • If necessary clean the slides with a wire brush and grease them
    • Pull the brake pad retainers off the caliper bracket
    • If reusing the retainers, clean them with a wire brush
    • Apply penetrating oil to the 17mm bolts and to the rotor around the lugs
    • Remove the 17mm bolts from the caliper bracket using a breaker bar or pipe for leverage
    • Remove the caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  4. step : Installing the New Brakes (6:42)
    • 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 85 foot-pounds with the torque wrench
    • Push the caliper pistons in using a large C-clamp and the old brake pad
    • Reattach the brake pad retainers
    • Insert the inner brake pad with the wear tab at the bottom
    • Insert the outer pad
    • Put the caliper in place
    • Start the caliper bolts by hand
    • Tighten the caliper bolts to 20 foot-pounds
  5. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:45)
    • Straighten out the steering knuckle
    • Slide the Wheel into place
    • 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
  6. step : Testing the Brakes (11:16)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly
    • 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
  • Wire Brush
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Jack Stands

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Lug Wrench

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2013-2015 Scion FR-S Front Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Kit for Models with Solid Rear Rotors
  • 2013-2016 Subaru BRZ Front Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Kit for Models with Solid Rear Rotors
  • 2011-2014 Subaru Impreza Front Premium Posi Ceramic Brake Kit

This part replaces:

  • Reference Number CD1539
Part #: 1ABFS03150

How-to Video:

(11:47 min)