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Gen 2 GT3 Brake Pad/Rotor change


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I don't usually like giving advice on brake repairs but first I would recommend the help of someone qualified...

If you have ceramic rotors make sure not to chip the rotors!!! I would also invest in a brake pad / piston spreader. I would also recommend replacing the circular adhesive anti-rattle pucks, some poeple also use a hitemp paste in key areas. (make sure to not contaminate the lining surface!)

Also recommend 4 new pad sensors - if they aren't worn through they often break during removal anyways.

Front Calipers - top center pin holds the pads in. ( 2 Bolts hold the caliper if you are changing rotors)

Rear Calipers - Usually the pads are loaded from the inside out and the calipers need to be removed.

When changing the rear rotors you may have to back off the handbrake shoes through an access hole in the front of the rotor ( this needs to be re adjusted once the rotors are replaced.

Note: Once the job is complete make to pump up the brake pedal - otherwise if you go for a test drive right away you might run over the neighbours kid!

Hope this helps you.

Edited by EleCTriCT
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Hi Paver. Welcome to the forum.

Loren is right in what he is telling you. I guessing that you are tracking you car if you are changing pads and rotors already.

I was wondering where you live in Alabama. I'm in south Alabama. Message me if you want and maybe we can get together to compare cars.

I have a 2011 GT3 as well and I would love to see yours if we are close enough to one another.

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