How-To Tuesday: C6 / C7 Corvette Brake Pad Replacement

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I’m not sure that many of you wake up in the morning thinking about how amazing it would be to upgrade the front brake pads on your Corvette. Honestly, I can’t say that I have either. But as we all know quite well, they are kinda required in order to stop your car. Unfortunately for a lot of us, brake pad replacement can get lost in the caliper shuffle.

Fortunately for all of us, the Corvette Forum How-To writers have pulled together a great article on one of the most overlooked, but nearly most important DIY projects: replacing your front brake pads. The article does a fantastic job of walking you through, step by step, the process of swapping out those old brake pads for new ones.

I would have considered this task to be somewhat daunting originally, but after reading the article, well, I won’t say that I’m completely confident, but I’m way closer than I was before I read it.

This project is something that can be done in a short amount of time, for even the least experienced of us all. At the end of the article, there’s also a really helpful YouTube video to reference the entire process. If you’re swapping out your brake pads this weekend, send in some pics and lets us check out your work.

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