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What is a disc brake kit?

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A disc brake kit provides all required parts to completely replace the existing brake parts. A standard disc brake kit contains two rotors, two calipers, two sets of pads and all required plates and hardware.

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Brake kits are not commonly sold for disc brakes, as the most common replacement part is just the brake pads, which can be purchased separately. More commonly a drum brake kit is sold, which provides the necessary hardware to replace the pin and spring system within the drums. In the event a complete brake job is required on a disc brake setup, whether it be seized calipers, distorted rotors or nonexistent brake pads, brake kits provide the necessary hardware to replace the entire braking system for the specified vehicle.

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