How to Replace the Brake Pads on a Honda CBR 929RR
Your Honda CBR might be fast, but if you can't slow it down in a hurry, it means the bike's overall performance is compromised due to worn out brakes.
Changing the front and rear brake pads on a Honda CBR is a "do it yourself" type of job that won't take up too much of your time.
Print out this walkthrough for reference and watch our Honda CBR 929RR brake pad replacement video above to get this job done.
Tools and Parts Needed - Honda CBR929RR Brake Pad Replacement
- Ratchet and sockets
- Torque wrench
Replace Honda CBR929RR Front Brake Pads
Step 1. Loosen the two brake pad pins, and remove the two caliper mounting bolts from the front brake caliper. Slide the caliper assembly off the brake rotor.
Step 2. Use a screwdriver to lever the old brake pads apart, and push the pistons back into the caliper.
Step 3. Remove the brake pad pins, and slide the old brake pads and the brake pad spring out of the caliper.
Step 6. Reinstall the brake pad spring with the arrow mark pointing upwards.
Step 7. Reinstall the two brake pad pins.
Step 8. Slide the caliper assembly back onto the brake rotor.
Step 9. Reinstall the two caliper mounting bolts and torque them to 22 foot-pounds.
Step 10. Torque the two brake pad pins to 13 foot-pounds.
Repeat Step 1 through Step 10 to replace the brake pads on the other side of the front wheel.
Replace Honda CBR929RR Rear Brake Pads
Step 1. Remove the pad pin plug and the brake pad pin.
Step 2. Push the caliper assembly against the brake rotor to press the piston back into the caliper.
Step 3. Remove the rearward caliper mounting bolt, and rotate the caliper assembly up and off the brake rotor.
Step 4. Slide the brake pads out of the caliper.
Step 5. Squirt the caliper assembly with contact/brake cleaner to clean away as much dirt and debris as possible.
Step 6. Slide the new rear brake pads into the caliper.
Step 7. Lower the caliper assembly back over the brake rotor.
Step 8. Reinstall the brake pad pin.
Step 9. Reinstall the caliper mounting bolt and torque it to 22 foot-pounds.
Step 10. Torque the brake pad pin to 13 foot-pounds and reinstall the pad pin plug.
Now that you have the front and rear brake pads changed on your Honda CBR929, have you checked the front and rear tires? Inspect them to see what condition they're in, and if you need to replace one or both, watch the videos below to see how to get it done!