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It shouldn't be this difficult ... correct rebuild kit for Z06 Front Brakes!

Old 12-06-2018, 11:17 PM
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I need to rebuild the front brake calipers on my 2018 Z06. Steel rotors ... Brembo brake calipers. Should be super simple to find the rebuild kit, right? Wrong. Can't find anything from Brembo.

After considerable searching below is what I have found ... BUT there are issues with almost all of these part numbers. At some websites, each of them say they are correct for the C7 Z06 front calipers, but show a photo that only have enough seals and/or dust boots for four pistons (which would indicate rear calipers). Or one sites says a particular kit fits and another one says the same part number (kit) doesn't fit!.

Who has actually rebuilt their Z06 front calipers? And did you use one of these kits? Or something else? Thanks for the help. I would like to get the right rebuild kit the first time ...

Seals and Dust Boots:
Centric Parts Front Brake Caliper Repair Kit 143.35037 seals and dust boots
ACDelco 179-2256 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston Seal Kit with Boots and Seals

Pistons and Seals
ACDelco 19207043 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston Kit with Seals and Pistons
ACDelco 23242510 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Caliper Pistons and Seals Kit
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I rebuilt my 6 piston ZL1/CTS-V/Z06 calipers through Rock Auto all seals, boots and, pistons.
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Call Ken at KNSbrakes.com. He will have the parts.
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I need to rebuild the front brake calipers on my 2018 Z06. Steel rotors ... Brembo brake calipers. Should be super simple to find the rebuild kit, right? Wrong. Can't find anything from Brembo.

After considerable searching below is what I have found ... BUT there are issues with almost all of these part numbers. At some websites, each of them say they are correct for the C7 Z06 front calipers, but show a photo that only have enough seals and/or dust boots for four pistons (which would indicate rear calipers). Or one sites says a particular kit fits and another one says the same part number (kit) doesn't fit!.

Who has actually rebuilt their Z06 front calipers? And did you use one of these kits? Or something else? Thanks for the help. I would like to get the right rebuild kit the first time ...

Seals and Dust Boots:
Centric Parts Front Brake Caliper Repair Kit 143.35037 seals and dust boots
Based on what Amazon is telling me this kit will not fit either of the Z06 brake setups. However, Zeckhausen Racing says it does fit. When I post the part number in the Summit Racing website and do a compatibility check it says the seals are for the J57 option. eBay indicates they don't fit. It might be worth a call to Zeckhausen to see what they say.

ACDelco 179-2256 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston Seal Kit with Boots and Seals
Based on what Amazon is telling me this kit will not fit either of the Z06 brake setups.

Pistons and Seals
ACDelco 19207043 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston Kit with Seals and Pistons
Based on what Amazon and GMPartsGiant are telling me this kit is for the J57 brake system (Ceramic Brakes)

ACDelco 23242510 GM Original Equipment Front Disc Brake Caliper Pistons and Seals Kit
Based on what Amazon and GMPartsGiant are telling me this kit is for the J56 brake system (Iron Brakes)
The question I have about the Centric parts is is for the iron and ceramic brake calipers are the piston sizes the same? The Zeckhausen Racing site says the Centric Parts kit provides seals for 30, 34 and 38 mm pistons and the part number is shown under the iron brake rotor link. I found another supplier that is selling the complete ceramic brake kit and they list the caliper piston sizes for the ceramic brakes as 30, 34 and 38 mm. Maybe they do take the same repair kit?

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