Last post on Nov 27, 2012 at 7:32 AM
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Infiniti G35, Coupe, Sedan
#44 of 95 Re: Aftermarket Rotors & Pads for G35 Coupe with Brembo Brakes [esfoad]
Oct 27, 2007 (12:13 pm)
Hey guys. Any luck on finding a nice set of cheap rotors? I'm in the same situation as you guys. I have an 03 coupe with brembos. I resurfaced them about 15000 mi ago and had my dad change the pads. I made it to 45000 with the stock rotors on. My dad is going today to see if they can be resurfaced anymore when they rotate my tires. I looked online and they said they can be resurfaced only up to 8mm front and 6mm back. I'm looking at my rotors now and I'm wondering what kind of rotors they are. They look like they have a lot more meat on them. They arent the cross-drilled slotted kind that I see everywhere when looking for rotors for my 03 coupe. Now I'm dumbfounded as hell? I'm curious as to whether this is the stock rotor, or an aftermarket rotor. I bought the car at 25000 mi. They have the brembo calipers but look like different rotors? If you guys find anythning cheaper than the $370 replacements let me know.
My brother has an 04 coupe with brembos sport package as well, I believe he has the same rotors, I have to look when he gets back
Mar 10, 2008 (5:59 pm)
Hey everyone...new here. I have an 03 sedan and have had it from the start. The warranty has run out and I don't want to pay the $2500 the dealership has quoted to change out the rotors and pads. I am mechanically inclined to an extent. Is this a job I can do on my own? Do I head to a discount auto parts or should I head a specialty shop? I am excited about working on the car, but want to make sure its done right. Any thoughts?
#46 of 95 Re: '03 g35 Sedan [kreyturn2]
Mar 18, 2008 (9:21 am)
I have gotten great wear on my brakes and they stop quickly (although I do get a lot of brake dust), but due to the known problem the dealership replaced my front brake pads and rotors when my car was in the body shop last year under warranty. Now I need to replace the rear brakes (I have 80K miles on them or at least 45K that I put on them). I don't want to pay the dealership to replace them so my dad is going to do it for me, but I am having trouble finding the parts. First I was told they couldn't get the pads if I had VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control) which I do, and thought everyone had. Now I need to know if my car has Brembo calipers because I've been told they require different pads. I have an '03 RWD G35 Sedan. Does anyone know how I can tell if I have Brembo calipers and does anyone have a good website to order the pads and rotors from? Thanks!
#48 of 95 SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME!!
Sep 21, 2008 (5:58 pm)
I have a 2004 G35X. I am trying to change the rotors and brake pads. I can remove the caliper but there are 2 19mm bolts that I can't seem to loosen. Hell maybe I don't even need to remove them but I don't see how I could remove the rotor if I don't remove the 2 bolts. Can anyone help???
#49 of 95 Re: SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME!! [sportsnbikes]
Oct 26, 2008 (3:30 pm)
After you loosen and remove the 2 14mm caliper bolts and remove the calipers(hang them off the suspension with a bungee cord) and remove the shoes by sliding them off their tracks you must remove the 2 - 22mm bolts ONLY if you are changing the rotors or getting them machined. They are on really tight so use a long handle good quality ratchet and a lot of muscle. After they come off(2 bolts per side) you can now slide your rotor off. Reverse the steps to put it back together. Don't forget you will have to slowly retract the caliper piston with a C clamp to make enough room for the increased thickness of the new pads and rotor. Hope that helped. I just finished mine and it took about an hour and a half excluding the time to get the rotors machined.
#50 of 95 2005 g35x front rotor replacement
Oct 22, 2009 (6:49 pm)
i just replaced our front rotors on 2005 g35x after 50k miles! only had to remove 4 caliper bolts total, and the 2 14 mm are on tight. Rotor is just stuck to hub and had to be banged off. there are no screws bolting rotor to car. I have no clue what the guy above is refering to. there are no 22 mm bolts around the rotor. Rotor is just hugged in place by pads once everything is on, then by wheels and lug nuts. hope this helps
#51 of 95 Re: 2005 g35x front rotor replacement [yassy]
Oct 23, 2009 (1:51 pm)
Yassy, with all due respect, 2004 G35X Sedans sold in Canada have 2 14mm bolt pins holding on the brake pads and 2 22mm bolts securing the caliper body to the car. Do you perhaps have an upgraded Brembo brake pkg. on your car?
I have done this dozens of times. The standard calipers in the premium G35X pkg is 14's and 22's............
#52 of 95 Re: 2005 g35x front rotor replacement [rbindon]
Oct 26, 2009 (5:45 pm)
no problem. you are right. only 4 bolts hold caliper together that need to be removed. there is no screw holding the rotor onto hub. Actually the 2 bolts that were difficult to remove were 18 mm. The other bolts are standard 10 mm bolts holding piston onto caliper on our g35x. dont know why infiniti would put diffirent size on yours, unless you have different brakes. on the x i believe the front brakes are smaller.
#53 of 95 Re: 2005 g35x front rotor replacement [yassy]
Oct 26, 2009 (7:18 pm)
Its odd that they have different bolt sizes for same model year. The last one I did was a late model 04 so perhaps it was already getting 05 calipers when it was built. Anyway they make for an easy pad replacement and a fairly easy rotor remonal if necessary.