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

Tools

  • Ratchet and sockets
  • Screwdriver
  • Torque wrench

Honda CBR929RR brake pad replacement

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.

Honda CBR motorcycle brake pad pins and caliper bolts

Step 2. Use a screwdriver to lever the old brake pads apart, and push the pistons back into the caliper.

Honda CBR929RR front brake caliper pistons

Step 3. Remove the brake pad pins, and slide the old brake pads and the brake pad spring out of the caliper.

Honda CBR929RR front brake pads

Step 4. Squirt the caliper assembly and brake pad spring with contact/brake cleaner to clean away as much dirt and debris as possible.

Step 5. Slide the new front brake pads into the caliper.

Honda CBR motorcycle front brake pads installation

Step 6. Reinstall the brake pad spring with the arrow mark pointing upwards.

Honda CBR929RR front brake pad spring

Step 7. Reinstall the two brake pad pins.

Honda CBR motorcycle front brake pad install

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.

Honda CBR 929 front brake pad mounting

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.

Honda motorcycle front brake pad replacement

Replace Honda CBR929RR Rear Brake Pads

Step 1. Remove the pad pin plug and the brake pad pin.

Honda CBR 929RR rear brake pad pin removal

Step 2. Push the caliper assembly against the brake rotor to press the piston back into the caliper.

Honda CBR rear brake pad caliper piston

Step 3. Remove the rearward caliper mounting bolt, and rotate the caliper assembly up and off the brake rotor.

Honda CBR929RR rear brake pads caliper bolt

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.

Honda CBR motorcycle rear brake pad installation

Step 7. Lower the caliper assembly back over the brake rotor.

Honda CBR motorcycle rear 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.

Honda CBR rear brake pad adjustment

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! 

 

 

 

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