Replaces

Infiniti I30 Nissan Maxima Brake Kit Nakamoto MD653, MD540, 31134-DSZ, 3218-DSZ - 1APBS00461

Brake Pad Specifications:

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

Brake Rotor Specifications:

  • Comes as a matched Pair
    • Includes both LH (Driver) & RH (Passenger) Side Front & Rear
  • Cross drilled, Slotted, And Zinc Coated
  • Fit 5 Stud Wheels
  • Front 11.02" (280mm) Diameter Vented Rotors
  • Rear 10.94" (278mm) Diameter Solid (not Vented) Rotors

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 (0:57)
    • 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 : Inspecting the Brakes (1:15)
    • Turn the rotor by hand or turn the steering wheel to turn the rotor
    • Check the thickness of the brake pads
    • Check the brake pad wear indicators
    • Check for gouges on both sides of the rotor
  3. step : Removing the Brake Pads (2:02)
    • Remove the two 14mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pry the caliper off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pull the brake pads off
  4. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (2:40)
    • Check that the caliper slides move freely
    • If the slides do not move freely, apply penetrating oil
    • Twist the slide out with water pump pliers and a hammer
    • Twist the slide out with a pair of vise-grip pliers
    • Remove the two 19mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
  5. step : Installing the New Brake Rotor (4:29)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread one lug nut by hand to hold the rotor in place
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the two 19mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the bolts to 100 foot-pounds of torque
    • Clean the caliper slides with a wire brush
    • Apply penetrating oil to the slides
    • Apply bearing grease to the slides
    • Insert the caliper slides
  6. step : Installing the New Brake Pads (5:41)
    • Use a large C-clamp to push the pistons back into the caliper
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket with the wear indicator tab on the upper side
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 14mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the two 14mm bolts to 20 foot-pounds
    • Pull the wheel straight
    • Remove the place holder lug nut
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (7:43)
    • 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 between 100 - 110 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
  8. step : Testing the Brakes (8:16)
    • 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

  • Hammer
  • Wire Brush

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Bearing Grease
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Vise Grip Pliers
  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

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

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 21mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1996-1999 Infiniti I30 Front & Rear Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
  • 1994 Nissan Maxima (Built After 1/94 Production Date) Front & Rear Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
  • 1995-1998 Nissan Maxima Front & Rear Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
  • 1999 Nissan Maxima (Built Before 4/99 Production Date) Front & Rear Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto

This part replaces:

  • Nakamoto MD653, MD540, 31134-DSZ, 3218-DSZ
Part #: 1APBS00461

Nakamoto
Brand #: MD653, MD540, 31134-DSZ, 3218-DSZ

How-to Video:

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