STAGE 7

Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, we will assemble the brake system for the front right wheel.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: All of the parts in this stage are plastic.

Magazine

  • Nissan Skyline GT-R: GT-R V•Spec N1 – A Special Motorsports Model
  • Fast & Furious Tales: Bilkins and Markham, Two Sides of the Law
  • The NISMO Story: Nissan Motorsports (NISMO) is Established
  • Assembly Guide: Model Instructions

Build


Front Right Brake (1)

Step 7.01

Firmly press the two pins of Front Right Brake Caliper 1 into the matching holes of Front Right Brake Caliper 2, as shown.

Fun Fact: On the movie car, these were part of a 15″ StopTech slotted front rotor braking system with 6-piston calipers:

Step 7.02

Firmly press the four pins of Front Right Brake Disk 2 into the matching holes of Front Right Brake Disk 1, making sure to align the two inner screw holes as shown:

Steps 7.03-7.04

Secure these Brake Disk parts together with two (2) ZP screws:

Thoughts


I love the tiny StopTech logo that has been printed on our Brake Caliper and how they painted this floating Brake Disk with the proper black hub and silver retaining springs! As we won’t install these parts to the car for a long time, I recommend labelling these parts for the FRONT RIGHT and store them safely until then.

Next Up


Stage 8 – Front Subframe, Front Lower Control Arms, Silentblocks (Control Arm Mounts)

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