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Subaru Legacy Brake Kit Nakamoto MD471, MD721, 31043-DSZ, 31247-DSZ - 1APBS00284

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Part Details

  • Brake Pad Bonding Type:   Premium Posi
  • Front Brake Rotor Specifications:
      Vented
      10.87" (276mm)
  • Brake Pad Friction Material:   Semi-Metallic
  • Brake Rotor Type:   Cross Drilled & Slotted
  • Brake Rotor Coating:   Zinc Coated
  • Kit Includes:
      (1) Rear Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Set
      (1) Front Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Set
      (2) Front Performance Brake Rotors
      (2) Rear Performance Brake Rotors
  • Rear Brake Rotor Specifications:
      Solid
      10.47" (266mm)
      5 Lug
  • Product Line:   Performance
  • Brake Pad Features & Benefits:
      OE Grade Multi-Layer Shim
      Positive Mold Technology
      Environmentally Compliant

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 5 Stud Wheels
  • Front: 10.87" Diameter 
  • Fits 5 lug wheels

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
Zinc Coated

Helps reduce rust and corrosion for a longer-lasting and better looking rotor.

"True" Non-Interference Vane Design

Retains the structural integrity of the rotor

CNC Cross Drilled and Slotted

Precision-Rounded End Slots 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.

Item Condition: New

Attention California Customers:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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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Year Make Model Description
1997-1998Subaru Legacy Subaru Legacy H4 2.5L Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
1999Subaru Legacy Subaru Legacy 10.9" (277mm) Diameter Rotors Front Premium Posi Semi-Metallic Cross Drilled & Slotted Zinc Coated Performance Brake Kit Nakamoto
Part #: 1APBS00284


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Nakamoto
Brand #: MD471, MD721, 31043-DSZ, 31247-DSZ

How-to Video:

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