A hero mechanic with a Brakes To Go
A hero mechanic with a Brakes To Go

The Right Parts for Every Brake Job

Our Brake Pads & Parts Are Always Top-of-the-Line

We use only premium brand brake pads & parts with no extra cost to the customer. The discount we get on parts we simply pass on to you. We carefully select premium ceramic or semi-metallic brake pads based on your vehicle manufacturer’s specifications and our extensive experience working on all types of makes and models. The brake drums, brake rotors and brake hydraulics we use are built to OE specifications and deliver the performance you demand.

Our use of premium parts means no more brake dust, no more squealing, and no more premature wear on your brakes. To top it off, all of the parts we use are backed by Brakes To Go’s 24-month, 24,000-mile nationwide warranty. Below you’ll find the most common brake repair parts used when Brakes To Go comes to you.

Brakes To-Go logo with a brake rotor, phone and wings

Brake Pads

Carquest® Wearever® Platinum Professional


Superior formulations — For longer pad life, improved stopping performance and cleaner wheels

Premium application-specific formulations with OE designed slots and chamfers — For superior stopping power and pad life

Revolutionary burnishing compound — Allows proper break-in of pads and rotors

Patented 4-layer HEX Shim Technology — Eliminates noise

Premium hardware kits where required — To complete the job

Precision cut, powder coated backing plate — Prevents rust

Premium underlayer — For reduced vibration and silent braking

100% positive molding — For consistent performance

Road tested in multiple environments and conditions — To meet OE testing standards

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Hex Shim Technology


24-Month, 24,000-Mile Nationwide Warranty

Akebono Pro-Act & Euro Brake Pads


These pads are manufactured by Akebono, the word’s largest Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) pad supplier. That means these pads are the original equipment validated with application-specific formulations for brands such as BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, etc. They are ultra-quiet, low dusting, and provide smooth braking with a confident pedal feel. These pads categorized as Domestic/Asian or European.


Akebono Pro-ACT Brake Pads:

• The aftermarket’s only OE-validated brake pad
• Virtually eliminates noise, vibration & harshness (NVH)
• Vehicle-optimized ceramic formulas for superior performance
• Rotor-friendly with proven longer rotor life
• Unrivaled stopping power
• No break-in required
• Clean wheels
• For Domestic/Asian vehicle application

Akebono EURO Brake Pads:

• The clean and quiet European brake pad
• Ultra-quiet: definitive control of noise, vibration & harshness (NVH)
• European braking performance with enhanced pedal feel
• Extremely rotor-friendly for longer rotor life
• Clean wheels
• Ultimate upgrade for OE semi-metallic and low metallic brake pads

Carquest® Wearever ® Frontline™


Engineered to withstand extreme heat and harsh driving conditions — Providing superior stopping power

Semi–metallic formula — The perfect choice for emergency, hauling, pursuit and towing applications

Brake hardware — Included on most applications where applicable

Multi-layer shim — Helps dampen noise and vibration for silent braking

Matching front and rear applications — The solution for the complete severe duty brake job

Formulated and manufactured specifically to meet or exceed the severe-duty market’s needs — Delivering superior stopping power at higher friction temperatures

Carquest® Wearever® Frontline Police Brake Pads

Police-specific applications are included within the Carquest Wearever Frontline program. The formulas for these applications are specifically designed to combat high-temperature fade, which is a common occurrence for pursuit vehicles. Frontline brake pads passed the Michigan state police testing standards

Carquest Wearever Frontline Rotors for Severe Duty

Brake rotors with higher carbon content provide severe duty
performance without sacrificing tensile strength. Black pigmented phosphorus coating chemically binds with the top layer of the rotor, creating a 20-micron barrier of protection.

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Other Brake Parts

Wearever® Brake Shoes and Drums



OE grade steel — For maximum durability

Contour or cam ground (where required by OE design) — Eliminates chatter and rear wheel lock-up

OE-matched levers and hardware include — for ease of installation


All critical dimensions verified — To ensure fit and function

Proper chemical compositions and microstructure — Ensure absorption and dissipation of heat

Retained mechanical strength (tensile strength and hardness) — Ensure drums resist wear and abrasion

Covered with anti-rust agent and wrapped in polybag — To prevent rust

Carquest® Wearever ® Brake Rotors


Manufactured to exacting quality and dimensional specifications — Meets or exceeds OE design for superior stopping power

OE vane size with proper harmonic design — Improves cooling, eliminates brake noise and enhances pedal feel

Air gap matches OE specs — Properly dissipates and absorbs heat, helping eliminate brake fade and increase pad life

Non-directional finish — For less break-in time

Ready to install out of the box — Reduces installation time

Brake Calipers


Pre-installed mounting bracket (where applicable) and new critical hardware — Reduces installation time by up to 40% and limits brake system noise and vibration issues

All calipers are tested through a multi-stage process — Ensures leak-free operation and 100% compatibility between all components and the vehicle

Aluminum machined surface — Removes pitting and ensures proper sealing

Rust-inhibitor coating

Installation hardware included

Calipers also available

Other Brake Parts

Master Cylinders

Plastic reservoirs are 100% vacuum-tested — To ensure proper function

Cast iron master cylinders come with premium protective coating — To minimize rust, extending on-car and on-shelf life

100% computer testing — Ensures guaranteed, consistent performance

Wheel Cylinders

Matches OE specs for vehicle integrity, performance and safety

Smooth brake operation

Corrosion resistant, durable and reliable

Brake Hoses & Brake Lines

Meets federal DOT standards — To ensure performance and safety

New copper washers — Provides hydraulic sealing

Includes brackets (where applicable) and fittings — For faster, easier installation

Brake Wear Sensors

OE design — For perfect fit and function

Available where required

Must be changed when installing new pads