Installation Instructions for front brake kits, Laguna, Talladega, Daytona.
*NOTE: Installation of any component or kit should only be performed by persons
experienced in the installation and proper operation of disk brake
systems. It is the responsibility of the person installing any brake
component or kit to determine the suitability of the component or kit
for that particular application.
- Jack up car, support on jack stands.
- Remove wheel.
- Remove caliper, don’t disconnect brake lines yet or the fluid will
drip all over.
- Remove rotor. If the rotor is still riveted to the hub remove the whole
- Remove 3 bolts holding dust shield and stock bracket. Note that the top
bolt is locked in place via two tabs from the brake shield. These
must be flattened out before loosening the bolt.
- Remove stock bracket
- It is recommended that the dust shield be removed for best rotor
cooling. If it is desired to keep the dust shield in place it must
be trimmed per the instructions below.
- Mount 90 degree –3AN fitting to caliper. Use Teflon tape or other
brake resistant sealant on the pipe threads.
- Mount new bracket in place of the stock one. Torque bolts as specified in
your service manual.
- Replace rotor and / or hub.
- Mount caliper onto bracket, use a shim washer between caliper and bracket
to center caliper over rotor is necessary. Torque caliper bolts to 50 ft lbs.
- Connect the AN brake line to the caliper fitting.
- Remove the clip securing the old flexible brake line to the frame.
- Disconnect the hard line from the flex line.
- Loosen and remove the flexible brake line and caliper.
- Connect the AN frame fitting to the existing hard line and secure with clip.
- Connect the flexible line to the frame fitting.
- Tighten the fittings and verify that the brake line does not interfere with
the suspension during movement. Check suspension compression and
- Place pads into caliper and tighten bridge bolt
- Bleed brakes. Note that new systems are often difficult to bleed. A
pressure bleeder is recommended.
- Recheck all fasteners.
- Replace wheels.
the rotor and verify the rotor does not interfere with the caliper
in any way.
you have a firm pedal before driving car. If the pedal is soft you
must resolve the issue before continuing.
test the brakes by applying a minimum of 200 lbs force to the pedal
for 30 seconds. Then check for leaks at all connections. Any leaks
must be resolved before continuing.
speed test the brakes at less that 10 MPH in a traffic free area.
Check for pulling and dragging both during braking and non-braking
bedding. Bed the brake pads per the included bedding procedure.
the caliper, mounting bracket and brake lines regularly and after
any racing event.
Dust shield trimming
A small notch is required to clear the lower caliper mounting bolt.
This notch can easily be made with a pair of tin snips. The picture
below shows the cut required. Ensure that the bolt does not contact
the shield when the caliper is mounted or it may rattle.