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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-08-2008, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
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Singapore Mazda 3

Hey guys i live in the caribbean but i drive a singapore mazda 3 1.6. the question that i have is with the brake setup. can the front and rear pads from the us version work in my vehicle i want to order some better pads but i'm not sure whether or not they will work. thanks in advance guys.
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Re: Singapore Mazda 3

Hard to say, need to know the spec's for the brakes on the 1.6. That car is not available in NA, don't know if it has the same size brakes as the 2.0 here.


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Re: Singapore Mazda 3

i have the service manual for the 1.6 but it does not give part numbers for the disc pads. i will post what i found in the service manual

Front brake (disc) Type Ventilated disc
Cylinder bore (mm {in}) 57 {2.2}
Pad dimensions (area x thickness) 5,140◊12.0 {7.967 ◊ 0.47}
(mm2 x mm {in2 x in})
Disc plate dimensions (mm {in}) ZJ, Z6: 278◊25 {10.9 ◊ 0.98}
LF: 300◊25 {11.8 ◊ 0.98}

Rear brake (disc) Type Solid disc
Cylinder bore (mm {in}) 38 {1.5}
Pad dimensions (area x thickness) 2,500◊10.8 {3.875 ◊ 0.43}
(mm2 x mm {in2 x in})
Disc plate dimensions (mm {in}) ZJ, Z6: 265◊11 {10.4 ◊ 0.43}
LF: 280◊11 {11.0 ◊ 0.43}

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