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Current Registration System
The two numbers in the middle of the registration state the year:
The first number will be a 1/5/6.
If it is a 1, it is registered between March and September: If it is a 5/6, the vehicle is registered after September and before March.
The second number states the year:
For example KC63 KFF was registered between Sept 2013 and March 2014.
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Prefix Registration System
Vehicles registered pre 2001 are subject to a prefix and suffix system. The most common is prefix. The first letter represents the year the car was registered.
For example, M673 SWP was registered in 1994.
To find which year your car was registered, enter your registration into the DVLA vehicle check
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Your engine size can often be refered to as litres (l) or cubic centimeters (cc). Refer to your vehicle logbook to check or enter your registration into the DVLA Vehicle Check website.
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If you don’t know which fuel type your vehicle is, refer to your logbook or simply check the filler cap.
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Find your body type on your logbook or on the DVLA vehicle check website.

Brake Pads - Front and Rear

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Replacement Brake Pads

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 Brake Pads are supplied in axle sets: generally 4 pads per set.
OEM System The manufacturer who originally supplied the Braking system for the vehicle.
Rubber Shims 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.
Wear Lead A wear lead connected the brake pad to indicate when pads are ready for changing, by means of a waring light on the dashboard.
Wear Clip 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.
Rear Clip Clips fitted to the rear of the pad which fit into the piston within the brake caliper, to hold the pad in place.
Top Clip A clip at the top of the pad used to locate & secure the pad into place.
ABS Anti-lock Braking System.
283mm Discs To fit vehicle with brake discs measuring 283mm in diameter.
(->ch.12335) To suit vehicles with a chassis number up to 12345.
(ch.12345->) To suit vehicles with a chassis number greater than 12345.
(Eng.CJCA) 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.