(approx) 2 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
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This Power Stop Z36 Extreme Truck and Tow Brake kit is for the rear of your 2007 to 2018 JK and it's gonna be for those of you that are looking to squeeze a little bit more braking performance out of the back of the Jeep. Now those rear brakes really only do a fraction of the braking anyway. So in my mind, this is really for those of you that have already upgraded the front brakes. You've squeezed as much as you can out of the front, you need to replace rotors and pads in the rear anyway, so you figure might as well do a little bit of an upgrade, get a little bit more braking. This is going to be a very simple one out of three wrench installation. Of course your rotors and your pads are going to be a wear item, they're designed to be replaced, so very, very simple to do in your driveway and we'll talk more about that in just a second. So when you're upgrading the brakes the front is definitely the place to start, that is the area that does the most braking and you can decide if you want to go with a kit like this that's going to give you a little bit more braking power but be nice and easy to install and a little bit less expensive, or if you want to go with one of those big brake kits that's going to give you a bigger set of rotors, it's going to either give you caliper brackets or possibly even new calipers as well, all designed to give you more mechanical advantage to the brakes and give you more stopping power. Once you've done the front as far as you want to take it, again then this is a way that you can squeeze a little bit more power out of the back without having to get one of those more expensive and more difficult to install big brake kids. Now because this is a kit from Power Stop everything is going to work very well together, you know it's gonna fit right out of the box, so you are gonna pay a little bit more for a kit like this coming from a good brand name like Power Stop. But in my opinion when it comes to brakes it's worth it to pay a little bit more for the quality. So what you're gonna get in this kit is a set of the Z36 Extreme brake pads. These are going to be carbon fiber ceramic composite, so these are going to be nice and quiet keep, the dust down, but they're designed to work under a lot of load, designed to work under some pretty high heat stress. And you're not really gonna be towing in your Jeep and your Jeep isn't particularly heavy, but if you do install some big wheels and tires you're gonna have some more rotating mass and you have lot of additional size there, so it can almost affect the brakes in the same way as moving around a heavier or loaded vehicle. So that's where these are going to come in for your Jeep and that's how they're going to be beneficial for your Wrangler. Over here you're going to have a new set of rotors, these are gonna be drilled and slotted rotors. And the idea behind the drilling and the slotting is that it will give the gases that are produced during braking a place to go, that way you end up with a bigger contact patch between the pad and the rotor, therefore more friction and more stopping power. Now some people don't like a drilled and slotted rotor on a Jeep that goes off-road a lot because it can give a place for mud to get packed in, small stones, rocks, just whatever debris, and that can tear up your pad. So depending on how you use your Jeep and what you wanna get from it, a drilled and slotted rotor may or may not be something that you're interested in. In this kit it is going to come with it and it is going to give you some better braking performance certainly on the road. This kit's gonna come in at $180, I think that's a pretty good deal for what you're gonna get here, it falls right in the middle. So those big brake kits that include more components and are a little bit more difficult to install, they're going to provide you with a lot more braking power but they are more expensive and more difficult to install. On the flip side of that you have OEM style rotors and pads, if you just need to replace what you have from the factory, you can get something a little bit less expensive. This is going to give you a little bit more braking power and also just be a little bit more expensive, so I think it falls exactly where it should on the price range. Like I mentioned, one out of three wrenches here for the installation, all you have to do is unbolt the caliper from the caliper bracket, that'll allow you to remove your old pads. Remove the caliper bracket, that will allow you to remove your old rotor. Slide the new rotor on, put the caliper bracket back into place, install the new pads and bolt the caliper back on to the bracket. So if you're looking to squeeze a little bit more braking power out of your Jeep, I would recommend taking a look at this kit from Power Stop and you can find it right here at extremeterrain.com
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Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation
Utmost Braking Power. Any time you add weight to your Jeep you change the operating conditions of your stock brake package. The Power Stop Z36 Extreme Truck & Tow Brake Rotor & Pad Kit is specially designed to accommodate the extra load. It produces the brake torque needed due to the increase in load. It also features a coefficient of friction 20% higher than OE.
Drilled, Slotted and Plated to Perfection. Precision drill holes provide for maximum rotor cooling to keep your brake temperature down when operating in extreme conditions. Rounded slots wipe away debris for safe, smooth braking. Silver zinc dichromate plating helps prevent rust and corrosion.
Rigid Carbon Ceramic Pads. The Truck & Tow brake pads have high-quality carbon-infused ceramic, with pads whose surfaces are thermal scorched for a fast brake-in. Premium stainless steel shims provide virtually noise-free braking. Power coated braking plate extends life by resisting rust and corrosion.
Bolt-On Installation. This kit is a direct bolt-on upgrade for easy and problem-free installation.
Backed by a 3 Year/36,000-Mile Limited Warranty. The Power Stop Brake Rotor and Pad Kit is covered by a 3 Year/36,000-mile limited warranty. It doesn’t cover failures of components due to disc thickness variation (DTV) or normal wear. For more information on this coverage, please visit the manufacturer’s website.
Application. This Power Stop Z36 Extreme Truck & Tow Brake Rotor & Pad Kit is designed to fit all 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK.
Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Power Stop K3090-36
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May 15, 2020
Great upgrades way better than stock brakes running 35’sHelpful (0)
May 07, 2020
Z36 brakes are a much improvement over the stock brakes. I switched to bigger tires - takes longer to stop with stock brakes. The z36 brakes improved the stopping distance when driving with bigger tires.Helpful (0)
May 04, 2020
These brakes are a great upgrade from stock. Easy install.Helpful (0)
April 27, 2020
Great quality and work a lot better than stock brakes.Helpful (0)
April 18, 2020
This was a big improvement over stock and im really happy with them install to a bit longer then anticipated due to stuck lugs and broken bolt . Breaking is marked improvement over stock !Helpful (0)
April 12, 2020
After adding the weight of armor and bigger tires and seeing I needed new brakes anyways. I decided to swap it all out with this kit. Very easy install and much improved stopping power. Well worth it.Helpful (0)
February 28, 2020
Hi bought these as a small upgrade to my brakes after going to a larger tire. These brakes made a huge improvement to my overall stopping performance and I couldn't be happier.Helpful (0)
February 27, 2020
The silver rotors look cool on my black jeep it is a nice upgrade better than parts at a parts store and the price was right better for less money.Helpful (1)
February 11, 2020
I received the order in good condition, it comes with everything you need to replace your brake shoes and rotors, caliper grease and rubber boots for your calipers. The only thing you need to get is a can of brake cleaner.. The clips fit perfect, brake rotors are clearly marked and it took me less then an hour. If you can change a tire, you can do this.Helpful (2)
January 28, 2020
Immediate improvement over stock
I replaced my front brakes/rotors with the same kit and just installed the rear brake/rotor kit for my 08jk. Immediate improvement in braking and the kit comes with everything you need to get safely on the road. If you're running bigger tires, this is a great kit to help slow down the extra rotating mass.Helpful (1)
Will this break kit work with OEM caterpillars?
This rotor and pad kit from Power Stop will work with your original calipers.
There is a picture that shows it comes with a new sit of clips and boots. Is this accurate?
This will include new clips, but will not include new boots.
(approx) 2 Hours
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
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