1979 Pontiac Sunbird Brakes

    • Chrome Brakes®Ceramix Front Brake Pads
      $81.90$65.52
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Ceramix Front Brake Pads by Chrome Brakes®. This is a set of replacement front brake pads designed for aggressive street driving. A unique composite blend of ceramic and metallic pad materials results in the...
      # 26741300
    • Baer®Adjustable Prop Valve
      $62.44$49.95
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      Universal Adjustable Prop Valve by Baer®. Install one of Baer's adjustable proportioning valves on your braking system and change the split of braking power to the front and to the rear by up to 57 percent with a turn of a knob....
      # 4298991
    • Dorman®Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston
      $20.98$16.78
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston by Dorman®. Outer Diameter: 2.497"; Length: 1.712"; Material: Steel. Dorman offers a comprehensive line of Disc Brake Caliper Pistons for a broad spectrum of vehicle...
      Replacement restores disc brakes to proper operationReplacement prevents uneven braking
      # 17886238
    • Dorman®Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit
      $7.15$5.72
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit by Dorman®. Bore Diameter: 2-1/2". Dorman’s Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit contains the components necessary for repair of the Disc Brake Caliper. All of the rubber...
      Replacement restores disc brakes to proper operationReplacement prevents uneven braking
      # 17887046
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pin Set
      $3.10$2.48
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Caliper Guide Pin Set by Carlson®. The components provide a precise fit and require no modifications for installation. This set includes all guide pins you need to complete your brake repair...
      Ensures proper caliper movement and brake system stabilityHelps prolong the life of rotors and pads
      # 22734370
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston
      $26.08$20.86
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Caliper Piston by Carlson®. If the finish of the caliper piston is damaged, the piston can't slide smoothly causing a caliper sticking problem. To restore braking performance, replace your...
      Provides proper performance throughout the lifetime of the caliperOE quality at an affordable price
      # 22735061
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit
      $9.33$7.46
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Caliper Repair Kit by Carlson®. Rebuild your brake caliper using this repair kit that includes OE spec seal(s) and boot(s) needed to prevent leaking and ensure long-lasting service life of the...
      Restores the caliper to leak-free optimal performanceEconomical alternative to caliper replacement
      # 22735576
    • Bendix®Ceramic High-Performance Synthetic Brake Lubricant
      $21.33$17.06
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      Ceramic High-Performance Synthetic Brake Lubricant by Bendix®. Unaffected by salt and water, this lubricant is designed to last the life of the brake components. The premium ceramic-enhanced formulation lubricates even at extreme...
      Lubricates caliper hardware and quiets brake padsLasts the life of the brake job
      # 18362237
    • Permatex®Disc Brake Quiet
      $5.08from $4.06
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      Disc Brake Quiet by Permatex®. Stops brake squeal by dampening vibration at caliper/brake pad interface. Provides tighter fit and allows for easier disassembly. Protects against corrosion. Compatible with anti-lock brake systems....
      Stops brake squeal by dampening vibration at caliper/brake pad interfaceProtects against corrosion
      # 22885659
    • Permatex®Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube
      $0.15from $0.12
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      Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube by Permatex® An environmentally-friendly, green, nonmelting, synthetic lubricant. It is formulated to lubricate under the most adverse brake conditions, assuring that critical caliper pins, sleeves,...
      Green, non-melting, synthetic lubricantFormulated to lubricate under the most adverse brake conditions
      # 22885667
    • Permatex®Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant
      $6.75from $5.40
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      Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant by Permatex®. A 100% synthetic formula, coupled with real ceramic solids make this premium brake lubricant our longest lasting, most temperature resistant way to silence brake noise. Effective...
      A 100% synthetic formulaEffective from -50°F to 3000°F (-46°C to 1649°C)
      # 22885674
    • Dorman®Brake Hydraulic Hose
      $13.93from $11.14
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Brake Hydraulic Hose by Dorman®. Bracket Material: No Bracket Required; End Fitting Material: Treated Steel; Hose Material: EPDM Rubber; Jacket Material: Rubber. Direct replacement Hydraulic Brake Hoses are...
      Quality construction ensures strength, chemical and thermal resistance for longer lifeBrake Hoses with banjo end fittings include new copper washers to ensure proper sealing
      # 17843246
    • Dorman®Brake Hose to Caliper Bolt
      $4.28from $3.42
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Brake Hose to Caliper Bolt by Dorman®, 1 Piece. Dorman offers a line of Brake Hydraulic Hose to Caliper Bolts for a range of applications. All Brake Hydraulic Hose to Caliper Bolts are constructed of...
      Available in a range of thread sizes and lengthsConveniently packaged in a variety of piece counts to assist with both small and large projects
      # 31675807
    • Dorman®Brake Hose to Caliper Bolt Washer
      $1.28from $1.02
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Brake Hose to Caliper Bolt Washer by Dorman®. Recommended for replacement every time the brake hose is removed from the brake caliper, Dorman’s Brake Hose to Caliper Bolt Washer fends off rust,...
      Precision made to help ensure a proper fit and sealHigh-quality brass or copper construction ensures durability
      # 31675820
    • Dorman®Brake Master Cylinder
      $36.13$28.90
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Brake Master Cylinder With 2 Outlets by Dorman®. Bore Diameter: 7/8"; without Installation Hardware; Material: Cast Iron. Dorman’s Brake Master Cylinders are suitable for a broad spectrum of vehicle...
      Cylinder housing is constructed from high-quality cast iron or aluminum for long-lasting durabilityAll rubber components are of high-quality EPDM compound for resistance to glycol-based brake fluid
      # 17884595
    • Centric®C-Tek™ Metallic Front Brake Pads
      $34.36$27.49
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, C-Tek™ Metallic Front Brake Pads by Centric®. Designed to provide consistent braking power without brake squealing, groaning, and vibration, these brake pads also produce minimal dust and prolong rotor life....
      100% asbestos- and copper-free formulasSemi-metallic compounds for excellent braking performance
      # 20650209
    • Centric®C-Tek™ Standard Front Brake Rotor
      $36.95$29.56
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, C-Tek™ Standard Front Brake Rotor by Centric®. Manufactured using quality G3000 metallurgy and designed with a non-directional finish, this rotor provides superior braking power, high durability, excellent...
      OE style replacement rotorNon-directional finish
      # 18804758
    • Centric®C-Tek™ Standard Rear Brake Drum
      $36.94$29.55
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, C-Tek™ Standard Rear Brake Drum by Centric®. Engineered, designed, and manufactured using the latest technologies, this drum will provide OE fitment and performance at a great value. Its configured with...
      High quality at an affordable priceHighly durable and reliable
      # 19147042
    • Dorman®Rear Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder
      $9.28$7.42
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Rear Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder by Dorman®. Bore Diameter: 11/16"; Brake Component Inlet Thread Size: 3/8-24; without Installation Hardware; With Bleeder Screw; Material: Cast Iron. Direct replacement Wheel...
      Made with high quality EPDM rubber cups and boots for long lasting performanceRestores the original Wheel Cylinder’s service life when the bore finish can be adequately surfaced
      # 17869657
    • Centric®Remanufactured Semi Loaded Brake Caliper
      $26.36$21.09
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Remanufactured Semi Loaded Brake Caliper by Centric®. Pressure tested and carefully inspected, this caliper ensures safe, leak-free performance while providing a precision fit. The caliper is tumble blasted...
      Remanufactured to meet the most exacting standards for reliable performance100% pressure tested and inspected to ensure proper operation and fitment
      # 20386821
    • Centric®Steel Aluminum Front Caliper Piston
      $15.93$12.74
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Steel Aluminum Front Caliper Piston by Centric®. This caliper piston is manufactured to be just like the OE part that was included with your vehicle, so you can be certain of its functionality and fitment....
      Will provide proper performance throughout the lifetime of the caliperMade from premium materials
      # 20315075
    • Centric®Front Caliper Friction Repair Kit
      $6.53$5.22
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Caliper Friction Repair Kit by Centric®. Rebuilding a brake caliper can be an economical alternative to buying a new unit. This kit includes new OE spec seal(s) and boot(s) for leak-free performance and...
      Saves you money and restores your caliperDesigned to meet OE quality, configuration, and fitment
      # 20313809
    • Centric®Brake Hose
      $13.28from $10.62
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Brake Hose by Centric®. Manufactured under the highest quality standards to meet or exceed OE quality, form, and function, this hose will provide reliable and long-lasting service life. It's designed to be a...
      Made of high-quality materialsMatches original equipment parts in quality, configuration, and fitment
      # 20386824
    • Centric®Premium Rear Wheel Cylinder
      $10.28$8.22
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Premium Rear Wheel Cylinder by Centric®. This cylinder is a high quality, direct fit OE replacement brake part that includes brass inserts and aluminum castings, where applicable, for leak-free long-lasting...
      Designed to meet OE specificationsIncludes pistons, cup seals, and dust boots
      # 19152617
    • Centric®Rear Wheel Cylinder Repair Kit
      $6.50$5.20
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Rear Wheel Cylinder Repair Kit by Centric®. If your wheel cylinder bore is still in good shape, this repair kit is an economical alternative to a new wheel cylinder. It includes the spring, cup seals and dust...
      Saves you money and restores your wheel cylinderDesigned to meet OE quality, configuration, and fitment
      # 19153156
    • Centric®Premium Brake Master Cylinder
      $90.04$72.03
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Premium Brake Master Cylinder by Centric®. Manufactured to OE and OES standards, this cylinder easily restores the braking system building the required amount of hydraulic pressure that is necessary for...
      Designed to match OE quality, configuration, and fitmentMeets OE and OES standards and specifications
      # 19150793
    • Centric®Rear Drum Brake Hardware Kit
      $7.98$6.38
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Rear Drum Brake Hardware Kit by Centric®. Are you looking for high-quality hardware to complete your brake job? This drum brake hardware kit includes all the parts you need to make the brake system operate...
      Matches original equipment parts in quality, configuration and fitmentManufactured to OE specifications
      # 19148834
    • Centric®Drum Brake Self Adjuster Kit
      $18.09$14.47
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Drum Brake Self Adjuster Kit by Centric®. This kit makes periodic brake adjustment unnecessary. It includes all parts necessary for automatic brake adjustment to maintain a specified amount of running...
      Match original equipment parts in quality, configuration, and fitmentMaintains clearance between the shoes and drum
      # 19179741
    • Centric®Front Disc Brake Hardware
      $13.95$11.16
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Hardware by Centric®. Designed for your specific application, this kit gives you all the parts needed for a disc brake service, except for brake pads and rotors. All items are manufactured...
      Built to precise specifications in form, fit, and functionEliminates brake noise
      # 20314345
    • Dorman®Bleeder Screw
      $2.33from $1.86
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Stainless Steel Bleeder Screw by Dorman®. Save time and money with this alternative to pressure or vacuum equipment. Engineered with a built-in check valve that eliminates the need for specialized...
      Easy, straightforward and fastStainless, brass and zinc-coated to powerfully resist corrosion and stripping
      # 31675530
    • Carlson®Brake Bleeder Screw Set
      $10.33$8.26
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Brake Bleeder Screw Set by Carlson®. A brake bleeder screw is normally mounted at the highest point on each cylinder or caliper and used to release air and old brake fluid from the brake system. When it comes...
      Releases air and fluid from the brake systemOE fit and function
      # 22791454
    • Carlson®Front Disc Brake Hardware Kit
      $15.44$12.35
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front Disc Brake Hardware Kit by Carlson®. Kit Includes: Bushing Plastic - 4, Pin Caliper - 4, Washer Circle Black - 4. When you are installing disc brake pads, install new hardware to ensure quiet, dependable...
      OE quality at an affordable priceOE fit and function
      # 22736152
    • Carlson®Rear Brake Hold Down Spring Top Cup Set
      $4.98$3.98
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Brake Hold Down Spring Top Cup Set by Carlson®. Whenever the shoes are replaced, the brake hardware should be inspected and replaced to ensure reliable, efficient, and quiet braking...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 22732338
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Lever Return Spring Set
      $2.38$1.90
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Lever Return Spring Set by Carlson®. As the shoes wear down, the gap between them and the drum increases. When it reaches a predetermined distance, the adjusting...
      Ensures proper adjustment lever operation so adjustments occur at proper intervals, which helps improve the life and performance of the brake systemMeets or exceeds original part specifications
      # 22737190
    • Carlson®Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Assembly
      $8.50$6.80
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Assembly by Carlson®. To ensure the proper amount of running clearance between shoes and the drum is maintained, replace your adjusting screw assembly with this...
      Ensures adjustments occur at proper intervals to improve brake system's life and performanceMeets or exceeds original part specifications
      # 22791457
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Spring Kit
      $3.38$2.70
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Drum Brake Adjusting Screw Spring Kit by Carlson®. The components are made of high-quality materials to last long and meet all OE requirements for fit, form, and function. This kit...
      Keeps adjustment screw securely attached to brake shoesEnables brake adjuster to operate and keep shoe to drum clearance within specification, which helps improve the life and performance of the brake system
      # 37838769
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Hardware Kit
      $7.43from $5.94
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear by Carlson®. To complete your brake job, use this kit by Carlson that offers all the components necessary for even shoe contact and wear. It includes all the components necessary to...
      Restores like-new braking performanceReduces brake noise
      # 22791460
    • Carlson®Drum Brake Self Adjusting Repair Kit
      $15.84$12.67
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Drum Brake Self Adjusting Repair Kit by Carlson®. Manufactured to the highest OE standards and specifications, all the component included will look, fit, and function like an original...
      Maintains clearance between the shoes and drumEnsures balanced braking performance
      # 22791466
    • Carlson®Rear Brake Shoes Hold Down Kit
      $6.88$5.50
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Brake Shoes Hold Down Kit by Carlson®. Designed as a direct replacement for your corroded and deteriorated brake shoe hold-downs, this kit includes everything you need to properly...
      Properly secure shoesEliminates brake noise and prevents brake drag
      # 22732814
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Hold Down Spring Set
      $2.45from $1.96
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Drum Brake Hold Down Spring Set by Carlson®. Ensure your brake shoes are properly positioned on the backing plates and ready for effective braking performance by replacing weak and...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 22791463
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Spring Hold Down Pin Set
      $2.83$2.26
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Drum Brake Spring Hold Down Pin Set by Carlson®. With these products by Carlson Brake Parts, you get OE quality, and durability at a competitive price. Manufactured to the highest...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 22738402
    • Carlson®Front
      $2.95$2.36
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      Pontiac Sunbird 1979, Front by Carlson®. Are you looking for high quality and superior durable hold down pin clips to complete your brake repair job? These pin clips by Carlson are all you need to get OE quality, fit, function, and...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 22738448
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder Link
      $2.70$2.16
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder Link by Carlson®. This product is made from the highest quality material and offered at a price you can afford. Meeting all OE standards and specifications,...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 22738539
    • Carlson®Rear Drum Brake Shoe C-Washer
      $6.90$5.52
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Drum Brake Shoe C-Washer by Carlson®. Drum Brake Shoe C-Washer will perfectly meet your needs and make your life easier around the campsite or while traveling with Carlson accessories.
      Direct replacementOE quality, fit, and function
      # 37838771
    • Carlson®Rear Brake Hold Down Spring Bottom Cup
      $3.10$2.48
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      Pontiac Sunbird With 9.5" x 2" Brakes 1979, Rear Brake Hold Down Spring Bottom Cup by Carlson®. Whenever the shoes are replaced, the brake hardware should be inspected and replaced to ensure reliable, efficient, and quiet braking...
      Meets or exceeds original part specificationsExact fitment and direct replacement
      # 37838768
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