I am looking for suggestions for replacement parts for my wife's sedan.Note this features 4 wheel disc w/ABS. Quality, durable parts is the goal. It is only street driven. This thread:
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is good but lengthy and also appears to contain dated parts numbers. For example, it speaks very well of the Brembo Blank Rotors but I do not find the part numbers it states on the Brembo website. The part numbers I find on the Brembo website for her vehicle are:
Ft. 09.5457.31 ~ $50/rotor
Rr. 08.A147.11 ~ $46/rotor
Here is the webpage for the 2009 EX sedan: Shop - Brembo Store USA
If I purchase these I will simply use the pads Bremo recommends for them.
Additionally, when I removed the rear driver's wheel for inspection yesterday afternoon I found it very difficult to compress the caliper piston with a C-clamp. My Factory Service Manual does not cover the rear disc brake system. Do I need to exercise the ABS system to change rotors/pads on this vehicle?