Tag: Brake Pad Change

C1 Corvette: How to change the front brake pads

C1 Corvette How to Change the Front Brake Pads Installing your new front pads requires approximately 30 minutes each side. To begin, jack up the front of the vehicle and safely place jack stands. Parts You Will Require (kits available and recommended) one quart of Dot-3 brake fluid primary and secondary riveted brake shoes rubber […] More »

  Comments | By - October 5, 2010

C1 Corvette: How to change the brake pads

Remove the Old Jack up the vehicle and safely place jack stands. Remove the brake drum. Remove the brake adjusting screw by having someone pull the bottom of the shoes apart while you remove the screw. Use a needle nose pliers to remove the retaining ring for the primary and secondary shoes. Also remove the […] More »

  Comments | By - August 25, 2010

C2 Corvette: How to change the brake pads

Changing your own brake pads is an easier job than many people think and a job like this is a simple way to save money.  To do your own brake job you will need the following items: -A floor jack -Jackstands -Wheel wrench -Large pliers -A socket set and ratchet -Light sand paper -Small hammer […] More »

  Comments | By - August 24, 2010

C3 Corvette: How to change the brake pads

Changing the brakes on your C3 Corvette: Changing your brake pads is a great way to save money and the work is not as hard as some people think.  To do your own brake job you will need the following items: Needed Items:-A floor jack -Jack stands -Wheel wrench -Large pliers -A socket set and […] More »

  Comments | By - August 20, 2010

C4 Corvette: How to change the brake pads

The brake pads on your C4 Corvette are the materials that press against the brake disc under your control. These pads are responsible for executing the braking of your car and, as a result of the heavy friction that they experience in normal driving, must be replaced periodically in order to maintain the safety and […] More »

  Comments | By - August 19, 2010

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