Specifications:

  • Premium Posi Ceramic brake pads
  • 4 Piece Front brake pad set
  • Includes shims
  • Direct replacement

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 quite 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

Thermal Scorched

Pre-burnishing or "Thermal Scorching" is the final curing step in quality ceramic brake pad manufacturing. The brake pad's surface is heated to remove any uncured bonding agents and to stabilize the friction material to accelerate the break-in process and enhance stopping performance from the first stop.

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 (0:31)
    • Loosen the 22mm 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 (1:18)
    • Remove 14mm 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
    • Secure the caliper with a bungee cord
    • Remove the clips from the brake pads
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the brake pad slides
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (3:25)
    • Remove 19mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Remove the Phillips screw from the rotor
    • 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 (7:01)
    • Clean off the hub rust with an abrasive pad
    • Spray brake cleaner on the hub
    • Apply brake grease to the hub
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner
    • Tighten the Phillips screw to the rotor
    • Clean the brake pad slides with a wire brush
    • Apply grease to the caliper slides
    • Clean the caliper with a wire brush
    • Apply grease to the brake pad tabs
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (9:57)
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the 19mm bolts by hand
    • Press the old metal plate protector to the new pads
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Put an old pad in the caliper
    • Use a large C-clamp and the old pad to push the pistons back
    • Put the clips in and hold the brake pads
    • Put the caliper on
  6. step : Reattaching the Wheel (13:39)
    • 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 94 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

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

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Bungee Cord
  • Anti-Seize Grease
  • M8 Bolt
  • Cloth Rags

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 14mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 14mm Wrench
  • 19mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

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This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto CD1378
Part #: 1ABPS02183

Ships Same Day for orders placed by 4 P.M. ET

Nakamoto
Brand #: CD1378

How-to Video:

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