Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads
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EURO Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads

Part No. EUR603 Warranty Details  

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The use of highly advanced ceramic brake pad technology allows Akebono's "EURO" pad line to provide excellent stopping power while extending rotor life and virtually eliminating brake dust. For over two decades, Akebono Ceramic Technology (ACT) has been used in many North American passenger cars, light trucks and SUVs and has set the benchmark for ceramic pads used in OE vehicle production. Some European OE manufacturers now request Akebono products for their North American vehicles.

Product Features:
  • Clean Wheels
  • Ultra-quiet
  • Extremely rotor-friendly
  • European braking performance with an enhanced pedal feel
  • Friction formula specifically designed for a European vehicle
  • Ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic and low metallic brake pads
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Abutment Hardware Included:No
Friction Material Thickness, Inner Pad:15.2 mm
Friction Material Thickness, Outer Pad:15.2 mm
Front or Rear Brakes:Rear
O.E.M. Replacement:Yes
Pad FMSI Number:D603
Pad Material:Ceramic
Pad Shims Included:Yes
Pad Wear Sensor Included:Yes
Performance Pads:No


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EUROUltra Premium Ceramic Brake Shoes - Rear

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)


Highest Quality...Wrong Pads


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  • Decreased Stopping Distance
  • Easy To Install
  • Lightweight


    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Performance Driving
    • Racing
    • Replacement
    • Restoration

    Comments about EURO Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Shoes - Rear:

    Some MCDES have dual pin Calipers & some use Single Pin. These are dual Pin Pads. Type of Caliper & Pads are NOT interchangeable. Don't trust "parts search". Pull off a tire & Verify YOUR System type ... Before You buy!
    IF you have the Dual Pin type these are your Pads! DO NOT try to put a dual pin caliper on an Original sinle pin sys! You will screw up your ABS sys. Reguardless of what some may say!

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    • Q:

      is this brake pad set for only the front or is it for back & front
      Asked on 5/6/2012 by Anonymous from nc

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        This part Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad Kit, Part No. EUR603 manufactured by Akebono is for the Rear side of the vehicle, the kit contains brake pads for both the Rear passenger side and driver side.
        For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

        Answered on 5/9/2012 by Aaron from AAP
    • Q:

      If you need front and back brakes...will you need to order a quantity of four of this item number, or just two? I guess my question is, is this a set of brakes for the back? I need front and back brakes for my 1997 Mercedes E420...so I'm not sure what items and quantities to order. Thanks for your help.
      Asked on 12/25/2010 by Dennis from Charlotte, NC

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        Brake pads are either sold in a set for the front or a set for the rear. Each set comes with the pads to cover either both front wheels or both rear wheels. This set is for the rear wheels.

        Answered on 12/28/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
    • Q:

      is this for the front pad or rear pad?
      Asked on 7/7/2010 by Anonymous

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        These should be for the rear brakes.

        Answered on 7/7/2010 by Mike from AAP
      • A:

        2 pin Rear pads are shown here. See specification tab.

        Answered on 6/10/2011 by E420 from Vero, FL
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