Brake Pads - Front and Rear
Brake pads work in conjunction with brake disc and are squeezed together by callipers when the brakes are applied. As one of the most important parts of a car in terms of safety, brakes that are in excellent working order are a legal requirement.
Brake discs and pads typically wear at similar speeds but it is sometimes necessary to make a brake pad replacement individually. Our extensive range at Ultimate Styling gives you all the options you need to be able to maintain you brakes to the required standard.
Brake Pads Buying Guide
Here is an explanation of the terms used to help you choose the correct Brake Pads for your vehicle
Brake Pads are supplied in axle sets: generally 4 pads per set.
The manufacturer who originally supplied the Braking system for the vehicle.
The majority of Brake Pads are supplied with Rubber Shims that should be fitted as standard between the brake caliper & the pad to reduce brake squeal.
A wear lead connected the brake pad to indicate when pads are ready for changing, by means of a waring light on the dashboard.
A clip fitted to the pad that screeches against the brake disc when the pads are worn down to a level where they need replacing.
Clips fitted to the rear of the pad which fit into the piston within the brake caliper, to hold the pad in place.
A clip at the top of the pad used to locate & secure the pad into place.
Anti-lock Braking System.
To fit vehicle with brake discs measuring 283mm in diameter.
To suit vehicles with a chassis number up to 12345.
To suit vehicles with a chassis number greater than 12345.
To suit vehicles with engine type CJCA.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to change brake pads?
Brake pads should be maintained to a high standard. They can be accessed by knowledgeable amateurs however we recommend professional fitting to ensure the safety of the vehicle’s braking system is not compromised.
How much are brake pads?
We can give you access to a large range of competitively priced brake pads to suit a variety of makes and models. Due to this variety we are unable to give a specific cost without knowing which vehicle your require the parts for.
How to fit brake pads?
Fitting new brake pads can be a straightforward procedure however we recommend that professional advice is sought to ensure the safety of the vehicle is maintained.
Which brake pads do I need?
We can help you find the correct brake pads from the make and model details of your vehicle. Please provide your vehicle registration number and we will be happy to help.
How to replace rear brake pads?
We do not offer a fitting service. We recommend that all braking components be fitted by a trained mechanic.