INSTALLATION

MGP Caliper Covers were designed with you in mind. Easily install MGP Brake Covers at home within 1 hour with standard car tools. Please check out the installation video  below to get an idea of how to install your caliper covers.

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INSTALLATION VIDEO

Tools Required

Installation Tools

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Park your vehicle on a level surface and engage the Emergency Brake. Put on your Safety Glasses and raise the vehicle per manufacturer’s instructions. Place Jack Stand(s) under vehicle. Do not conduct installation without jack stands in place!

Each application is vehicle and caliper specific so your configuration may vary slightly. Installation will be very similar regardless of the configuration of your set of caliper covers.

Front Installation

Keep the labeled front and rear clip baggies separate.

Remove wheel

Remove front wheel

Remove the front wheel with an Impact Wrench or Lug Wrench.

Install step 3

Position caliper cover

Place the front caliper cover on top of the brake caliper and slide the mounting clip on while keeping the caliper cover centered and snug against the face of the brake caliper.

Front clip installation

Slide fastening clip

Be sure to slide the top of the clip underneath the fastening lock nut. The bottom side of the clip should slide in between the rotor and the caliper bracket. Repeat the clip installation on the other side.

Make sure cover is centered

Align & center

Make sure that the caliper cover is centered. Hand tighten the lock nuts.

Tighten down lock nuts

Tighten lock nuts

Tighten down the lock nuts with a 3/8 inch wrench to 25 inch-pounds (about 1/2 turn past finger tight).

Check clearance using paper feeler gauge

Check clearance

Use the included .013mm paper feeler gauge and verify clearance between the brake rotor and fastening clip. The feeler gauge should be able to slide in and out without obstruction.

Reinstall front wheel

Reinstall the wheel

Be careful not to damage the caliper cover when installing the wheel. Verify that the wheel clears the caliper cover before lowering the vehicle. Remove Jack Stand(s) and lower vehicle.

Front Installation Complete

Repeat!

Tighten lug nuts per manufacturer’s specifications using the torque wrench. Installation is complete. Repeat for the brake caliper on the opposite side.

Rear covers

Rear Installation

The fastening system for the rear set is engineered slightly different than the front. Before installing the fastening clips, remove the lock nuts and place them aside.

Slide in rear caliper bracket

Attach fastening clip

Slide fastening clip on to the rear caliper bracket as shown. Repeat on the opposite bracket.

Place cover to align with the studs

Position Caliper Cover

Place cover over rear brake caliper and position hole in the bridge over the threaded stud located on the fastening clip. Rotate the cover to position the second hole over the stud on the opposite fastening clip. There may be a slight stretch involved when lining up the second stud. This is normal.

Tighten lock nuts

Tighten lock nuts

Reinstall the lock nuts that you previously removed off the fastening clips. Tighten down to 25-inch pounds (about ½ turn past finger tight). Do not over tighten.

Check clearance with feeler gauge

Check clearance

Use the included .013mm paper feeler gauge and verify clearance between the brake rotor and fastening clip. The feeler gauge should be able to slide in and out without obstruction.

Reinstall rear wheel

Reinstall rear wheel

Reinstall the rear wheel. Be careful not to damage the caliper cover when installing the wheel. Verify that the wheel clears the caliper cover before lowering the vehicle. Tighten lug nuts per manufacturer’s specifications using the torque wrench. Repeat for the brake caliper on the opposite side.

Installation - repeat

Installation complete

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