How to Install Brembo Brake Covers on Your Bike? | Advice

How to install brake covers on your bike? Quite often, I am asked this question, and my answer is yes. In this article, I show you step-by-step instructions on how to install brake covers on a motorcycle.

The brakes of a motorcycle or scooter tend to rust over time, so you might want to cover them. Brakes are also very exposed to dirt and debris, which can cause them to wear out faster.

How to Install Brembo Brake Covers

Installing brake covers is fairly straightforward. You need a pair of pliers, some screws, a drill bit, and a hammer. Once you've got those tools, you'll need to remove the old brake pads and replace them with new ones. Then, you'll need to put the new brake pads back into place.

Installing brake covers is a great way to improve the look of your car. 

Step 1: Gather the Necessary Materials

To install Brembo brake covers, you will need a few items: a drill, a Phillips head screwdriver, a drill bit that is slightly larger than the screwdriver bit, a zip tie, and a brake cover adhesive.

Step 2: Remove the Brake Calipers

Removing the brake calipers is the first step in installing brake covers. Bolts hold the calipers on through the hub and into the caliper. Afterward, the bolts can be removed from the rotor, allowing the caliper to be removed.

Step 2: Clean the Calipers

If your brake pads are old or dirty, they may not work as well as they should. Before installing the new brake pads, it's important to clean the calipers. Use a clean cloth and mild soap to clean the calipers and dry them off completely before installing the new pads.

Step 3: Install the Brembo Brake Covers

The third step in installing Brembo brake covers is to install the straps. The straps should be long enough to go around the wheel's circumference and should be tightened evenly.

Step 4: Reinstall the Brake Calipers

If you have Brembo brake covers installed on your car, you will need to reinstall the brake calipers. To do this, first, remove the screws that hold the caliper in place.

Then, use a wrench to loosen the caliper from the rotor. Finally, remove the caliper from the rotor and install it on the new brake pad.

Step 4: Secure the Brake Covers in Place

When installing your Brembo brake covers, it is important to ensure they are secure in place. Use the screws and washers that come with them to accomplish this. Once the covers are in place, you can tighten the screws using a ratchet or a wrench.

Is it easy to install brake caliper covers?

Installing brake caliper covers can be a daunting task for some drivers, but it is easy with the right tools and instructions. The only tools that are frequently required are a Phillips head screwdriver, a wrench or socket, and a Phillips head screwdriver.

In some cases, however, brake caliper covers may require the installation of new hardware, such as bolts or screws. However, regardless of the installation requirements, following the proper steps and using the correct tools will ensure a successful installation.

Can two brake calipers be put on one rotor?

There are a few ways to install brake covers on a car. One way is to have the two calipers fit on one rotor. This can be done by having the calipers slightly oversized to fit on the rotor. Once the calipers are on the rotor, it is best to use some adhesive to secure them in place.

Can I install Brembo front disk brakes on a Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350?

Installing Brembo front disk brakes on a Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is a relatively straightforward task, but certain things need to be considered.

First, the bike needs to have the correct wheelbase - the shorter the wheelbase, the more difficult it will be to install the brakes.

Second, the bike must have at least a 44mm rotor size - if the rotor size is smaller, Brembo will not be able to manufacture the required brackets.

Finally, the bike must have at least 2.3 inches of clearance between the rotor and the frame - this clearance is measured from the centre of the rotor to the edge of the frame.

How often do you change brake calipers in your car?

Many drivers change their brake pads, or calipers, regularly. This is because brake pads wear down over time, and if not replaced, can cause your car to stop functioning properly.

How do you remove a brake caliper slide pin?

If you need to remove a brake caliper slide pin, first make sure the brake is of the vehicle. Next, use a small flathead screwdriver to pry the pinout from the caliper. Be careful not to damage the caliper.

How do I remove a brake line from a caliper without losing fluid?

Removing brake lines from calipers without losing fluid can be daunting for the average driver. A few methods can be used, but the most foolproof way is to use a brake line wrench. Once the line is loosened, it can be easily pulled out of the caliper.

How To Install Brembo Brake Caliper Covers?

Installing Brembo brake caliper covers is a great way to improve the appearance of your car's brakes. 

Step 1: Remove the Old Brake Caliper Covers

If you have Brembo brake caliper covers, it is time to remove them. To remove the caliper cover, remove the screws holding it in place.

Be sure to save the screws. Pull gently on the cover of the caliper after removing the screws. If there is any paint or rust on the caliper, clean it off before reinstalling the cover.

Step 2: Clean the Caliper and Prep for Painting

If you have Brembo brake caliper covers, you'll need to clean them before painting them:

  1. Use a hose to clean the caliper and the surrounding area.

  2. Use a degreaser to clean the caliper and the surrounding area.

  3. Use a primer and paint to paint the caliper covers.

Step 3: Apply the Adhesive

The adhesive should be applied to the back of the caliper cover. The adhesive can be applied with a cloth, paper, or your hands. Once the adhesive is used, it should be allowed to dry.

Step 4: Align the cover and press firmly in place.

Install the brake caliper covers, align the cover, and press firmly in place. Make sure the cover is positioned so that the bolts on the caliper can fit through the holes on the cover. Then thread the bolts through the holes and tighten them using a wrench.

Step 4: Paint the Brake Calipers

Now that the brake calipers are covered, it's time to paint them. The best way to do this is to use high-quality aerosol paint. Use a quality primer and sealant before painting the calipers to protect them from moisture and corrosion.

Step 5: Install the New Brake Caliper Covers

Once the new brake caliper covers have been installed, it is time to bleed the brakes. Bleeding the brakes will remove any air trapped in the system and ensure that the brakes work properly.

To bleed the brakes, use a syringe to fill the bleeder screw on the master cylinder with brake fluid and release the pressure. Use a pump to force the fluid through the bleeder screw until all of the fluid has been released.

After the adhesive has been applied for 24 hours, let it dry.

The adhesive will need time to dry before the caliper cover can be installed. The caliper cover should be fully installed after 24 hours if the adhesive has not dried completely.

Installing Brembo brake caliper covers is a great way to improve the appearance of your car's brakes. 


In this article, we showed you step-by-step instructions on how to install Brembo brake covers on your bike. Despite the simplicity of the process, it does require a bit of patience.

Once you've completed this tutorial, you'll be able to install these brake covers yourself without paying someone else to do it for you.

John D. Archer

John D. Archer is a mechanical engineer and writer based on the area of automotive accessories at, A resident expert and professional, John is passionate about all things automotive and loves to share his knowledge. He has good experience in all kind of automotive accessories. He has worked as a chief mechanical engineer in some reputed automotive garage firm.