Years ago I changed my own brake pads on mostly British sports cars...simple. On my 90 Coupe, is there anything difficult about this job? Can someone give me a blow by blow description of the procedure? Thanks
No worries. The only thing is you might need a special tool to turn the rear caliper pistons back into the calipers. Be sure to use the shims that are included with the pads. Torque the caliper mounting bolts to specs (in the service manual).
Replaced my front pads 2 weeks ago. Very straight forward. I had my rotors turned so I removed the caliper and then pulled off the rotors. If you are removing your rotors to be turned, those brass screws are likely stripped - use a nail punch at an angle to get them loosened. Use a c-clamp with a piece of wood to push the piston back in. I used Wearever Gold pads from Advanced Auto Parts which included the shim backing plates.
If you are replacing only pads (not turning rotors) won't take long. The pads are just sitting in there when you swing the caliper up.
Again, this is front only - never done rear myself.
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