Often overlooked and one of the most important pieces of hardware on your car are the brakes. Below I cover the restoration process of the ATE type “A” brake caliper. These brake calipers frequent the front of many Porsche 911’s from the air-cooled era.


Brake Caliper Rebuild Parts

Brake caliper rebuild parts

EPDM seals, unrestored ATE caliper, Porsche retainer kit, ATE caliper repair kit, Mintex brake pads

 

Parts you’ll need

In order to complete the job correctly you’ll need to buy the following parts:

Optional parts

I’m currently overhauling a 1977 911, therefore I will be replacing the following optional items:

ATE A Calipers

911 ATE A Type Brake Caliper

Restored ATE A Caliper