Mercedes Benz W124 front axle brake system installation

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Front axle brake system Brembo 390-36

front axle Brembo 390-36 brake system

19″ wheel discs allow to fit in a huge brake system.

Choice in favor of a maximum size brake rotor was made for a standard AMG caliper (cast iron).

Brembo 390-36 rotor on a floating bobbins. To fit MB W124 parameters hats and adapters were made.

 

hats and adapters

front axle brake system 6 pot caliper brake rotor 390-36 pic 1

front axle brake system 6 pot caliper brake rotor 390-36 pic 2

Calipers and pads MB AMG
Goodridge brake lines.
Front knuckle is made of cast iron, that’s why after tightening the fastening screws, knuckle to adapter, joint must be treated with anticorrosive agent.

Goodridge brake lines

Goodridge brake lines pic2

front axle brake system installed

Standard brake rotor 320-30 weighs 9,3 kg.

Standard brake rotor 320-30 weighs 9,3 kg

Standard caliper with pads ~7 kg.

We used 6-pot  Brembo caliper, weight with pads is 6,5 kg.

6-pot  Brembo caliper& weighs with pads 6,5 kg

Brake rotor Brembo 390-36 weighs 13,2 kg.
so, in total standard brake system ~ 16,5 kg
Installed 6-pot Brembo caliper and a brake rotor 390-36 ~ 20,2 kg.
Weight gain is  ~3.7 kg.

 

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