DIY: Akebono BBK Installation on 03-07 G/Z - Page 4 - - Infiniti G35 & G37 Forum Discussion | panoramic-3d.ru
Show Your Support Become A Premier Member

    > >
  • Reload this Page >
    • DIY: Akebono BBK Installation on 03-07 G/Z


DIY: Akebono BBK Installation on 03-07 G/Z

Thread Tools Rating: Thread Rating: 2 votes, 5.00 average.
Old 04-23-2010, 10:38 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Feb 2008
location: Cincy
Posts: 975
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
I'd love to do this, but I'm pretty certain that my winter wheels will prevent me from doing this. Will this fit over the OEM Sedan Sport wheels?

I doubt it will, but would be AWESOME if they did.
Old 04-30-2010, 09:37 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (11)
Join Date: Apr 2008
location: LB NY, Currently Socorro, NM. HELP ME!!!
Posts: 443
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
im in the middle of this install now, and found that 2 of the pins were longer than the others. has anyone else ran into this problem? idk what i should do...
Old 04-30-2010, 10:13 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 70
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
gizmo- do you have the front set only, or the front and backs? You should have 4 longer pins, 2 for each front caliper, and 4 shorter pins, 2 for each of the rear calipers (if you have the rears as well).
Old 04-30-2010, 11:25 PM
loki05's Avatar
Registered User
iTrader: (36)
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,494
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by gizmo134 View Post
im in the middle of this install now, and found that 2 of the pins were longer than the others. has anyone else ran into this problem? idk what i should do...
where did you purchase your akebono kit from?
Old 11-02-2010, 03:31 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2006
location: Lowell, Ma
Posts: 143
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
where can i get this kit.....link please thanks
Old 11-03-2010, 12:36 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (6)
Join Date: Dec 2007
location: SoCAL
Posts: 4,598
Thanked 40 Times in 33 Posts
I just want the front Calipers/Rotors on my G but i have the 17 Stock Chrome Wheels. Will they fit inside?

Name: 103_1158.jpg
Views: 128
Size: 56.5 KB

Old 11-03-2010, 02:21 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (9)
Join Date: Jul 2008
location: Inside my G
Posts: 4,093
Thanked 212 Times in 155 Posts
^ most likely, no.

The inner barrel on some 18's won't even clear it.
Old 11-03-2010, 02:37 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (6)
Join Date: Dec 2007
location: SoCAL
Posts: 4,598
Thanked 40 Times in 33 Posts
damn, ill jsut go with the Brembos then
Old 11-03-2010, 07:47 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (33)
Join Date: Nov 2004
location: OC - So Cal
Posts: 17,181
Thanked 145 Times in 103 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by jutn35 View Post
damn, ill jsut go with the Brembos then
Why upgrade brakes before wheels?...

If you are interested in wheels that do clear, look at pics in my profile and let me know if you are interested...
Old 11-03-2010, 07:58 PM
JOKER's Avatar
CLUB MODERATOR
iTrader: (24)
Join Date: Oct 2005
location: earth
Posts: 9,080
Thanked 344 Times in 244 Posts
does anyone sells these kits anymore?
Old 11-04-2010, 12:22 AM
Registered User
iTrader: (6)
Join Date: Dec 2007
location: SoCAL
Posts: 4,598
Thanked 40 Times in 33 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by OCG35 View Post
Why upgrade brakes before wheels?...

If you are interested in wheels that do clear, look at pics in my profile and let me know if you are interested...
i like to keep my car OEM. Plus no money to buy wheels and a BBK, only BBK
Old 11-05-2010, 10:08 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (26)
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 569
Thanked 10 Times in 7 Posts
I have couple sets of brackets laying around that I'm trying to get rid of.
Old 11-23-2010, 12:47 AM
Registered User
iTrader: (1)
Join Date: Jun 2008
location: Baton Rouge
Posts: 131
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
hey i have a question, when using the two person method i should have someone pump the brakes and hold it while i drain the old fluid and have the mc stayed at full? how do i know when to stop draining the fluid and how will i know when the new fluid replaces the old?
Old 07-06-2011, 01:14 AM
Registered User
iTrader: (9)
Join Date: Sep 2006
location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 1,599
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 6 Posts
Did you ever end up weighing the OEM brakes?
Old 10-12-2011, 05:21 AM
jmonsale's Avatar
Registered User
iTrader: (7)
Join Date: Apr 2006
location: SoCal
Posts: 819
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
I'm using Project U pads but it didn't come with shims. Do I need them and if so where can I get them for these pads. Should they have come with them?

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS[South]: FS: 19" Volk SF winnings, gold, w/ fresh tires, and centercaps! 911Turbo 19 Inch 10 08-24-2016 09:31 AM
FS: 2012 Pearl White 370Z Nismo *Oklahoma* w4kj4k Other Cars 1 03-06-2016 09:06 PM
FS: Akebono complete setup USAF_1013 Brakes 11 02-06-2016 06:25 PM
FS: noctilucous 2nd Gen (V36) Sedan 0 08-06-2015 09:47 PM
Decisions, decisions... mushu G35 Sedan V35 2003-06 17 07-15-2015 04:55 PM


Tags
350z, adapter, akebono, bbk, bracket, brake, caliper, calipers, front, how, install, installing, rotor, stoptech, to, writeup
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:11 AM.


Copyright ©2002 - 2017, panoramic-3d.ru All Rights Reserved. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Related pages


paint dipping rimsppe headerbrakes squeak when cold2006 nissan altima belt tensioner1987 toyota corolla fx16evo x wheel spacersspec flywheelshow to fix squeaky suspensionnex coiloverpioneer avic d3 navigation discinfiniti of kirklandzero toe alignmentlambo door kit installation cost2005 nissan pathfinder transmission fluidg35 wikirca to ipod cablebm trans coolerpiaa 19172viper 791xv replacement remotepioneer avhp3300btscratched rimwhats better twin turbo or superchargerremus exhaust canadacoilover lowering springsinfiniti millenia mallboyo vtl420synthetic oil change intervalg37 wheelsscosche wiring diagramm1 110 filterkyb strut mounttiptronic shifting how to usediy paddle shifterautocross southern california350z dc sports exhaustwhat does a strut brace doinfiniti m35 oil changesylvania auto replacement guidetop speed of 350zmuteki titanium lug nutsremote turbo setupg35 vossen cv3kenwood dnx7140rims dallasbazeriahow to adjust damper on tein coilovershow to turn off a airbag lightspilled air freshener oildiy throttle body spacer300zx weight reductiontail lights fuse keeps blowinginfiniti service manualonlinetires discount codenew brake pads smelllegal tint californiafm radio reception problemshelix throttle body spacer reviewsdfw pollen count todaygtr awdcar stalls while idlingniche rimpioneer avh-p4200stance nation stickernismo suspension 350zheadlight eyelidsmevotech control armsreplace battery in infiniti key fobperiod smells like rotten eggscop4x4 ipad mount350z brake kitredline si-1g37 oem rimshow to install tein coiloversalpine cda 117 for salecar fishtailinghre forged wheelswhat are the symptoms of a bad throttle position sensordvs rims