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{Alternate Inventory Numbers: Z26-052}
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Brake Pads are sold as a set. Quantity of one (1) is for both wheels
POWER STOP Z26052 Specifications
Brake Lubricant IncludedYes
Chamfered EdgesYes
Friction Material CompositionCarbon Fiber Ceramic
Friction Surface ScorchedYes
Inner Pad Overall Thickness (MM)13.6
Mounting Hardware IncludedYes
Outer Pad Overall Thickness (MM)15.8
Pad Shims IncludedYes
Pad Wear Sensor IncludedYes
Pad Wear Sensor TypeMechanical
Z26 Street Warrior; Carbon-Fiber Ceramic; Includes Hardware
Power Stop Z26 Street Warrior carbon-fiber ceramic brake pads are designed as an upgrade over stock brakes to reduce brake dust and eliminate noise on muscle cars and performance vehicles. These brake pads are made with a low-dust ceramic formula, infused with carbon-fiber, to strengthen the compound and provide extreme stopping power under the most demanding conditions. Premium stainless-steel hardware, along with ceramic brake lubricant, is included with the Z26 brake pads making it easier to complete your brake job. Use Z26 Street Warrior ceramic brake pads to give your muscle car or performance vehicle the extreme stopping power it deserves.

  • Carbon-fiber ceramic formula provides extreme stopping power for street-driven muscle cars and performance vehicles
  • Premium stainless steel shims provide better heat dissipation and virtually noise-free braking
  • OE positive mold technology along with a thermal scorched pad surface ensures consistent wear and performance while ensuring a fast break in
  • Chamfered and slotted design to ensure noise free braking
  • Premium stainless-steel hardware and high temperature brake lubricant included for problem free installation
Organic vs. Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic - What Is The Difference?

A common question many drivers have when shopping for brake pads is “What is the difference between the different brake pad materials?” While all brake pads will stop your vehicle, there are pros and cons of each pad material:

Brake Pad Material Cost Dust Level Noise Level Stopping Power Pad Life
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Installation Tips
  • Suspend the caliper from the suspension using a Caliper Hanger to prevent damage to the brake hose
  • Apply Brake Lube to caliper pins, clips, the edges of the brake pad mounting tabs, and the back side of the brake pads to ensure noise free braking. DO NOT apply lube to the friction side of the brake pads
  • Use a Caliper Piston Compressor to retract the caliper piston(s) and make room for the new, thicker brake pads
  • Open the master cylinder reservoir during piston compression to prevent pressure buildup. Keep an eye on the Brake Fluid level to ensure it does not overflow
  • After the job is complete, pump the brake pedal several times to push the caliper piston back up against the pads to ensure proper brake function

Z23 vs Z26: Which Brake Pad Upgrade Is Right for You?

Z26 Street Performance Brake Pads

Attention California Customers - WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium (Hexavalent compounds), Lead, Nickel, Cobalt, Carbon Black and Antimony Trioxide, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Arsenic, Cadmium and Chromium (Hexavalent compounds) which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.

Warranty Information:
90 Days / 3,000 Miles
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