Brainstorm Chrome Brake Button

[10/12/2002] Reviewed by: Mike King -

Applicable to: '90 - '97 '99 +

Chrome button to replace the OEM black plastic one

Chrome was not-acceptable quality with an "overspray" or "orange peel" appearance on the tip. Has been returned for another button.

Under 5 minutes to remove

[9/10/2002] Reviewed by: Bob Rodriguez -

Applicable to: '90 - '97 '99 +

Brainstorm's little chrome replacement button for the brake lever for about $15.00.

The OEM button did't want to come off but pliers persuaded it. The chrome button screws on easily. In all a 5 minute job. Works perfectly and looks great.

I bought this "piece of jewelery" to finish off my theme of understated interior chrome (BSP chrome door handles and MGW chrome shift knob). The brake handle itself will remain stock black plastic. I modeled this chrome treatment after the one in a new Porsche.

Under 5 minutes to remove

[10/16/99] Reviewed by Richard Soule -

Applicable to '90 - '97 '99 + 1.6 liter 1.8 liter

A direct replacement for the button on your brake lever in chrome. No instructions, but they are not really necessary.

Very simple to install, however I did damage the original button a bit by squeezing too hard with my pliers. Mazda used a very soft plastic for the button so be very careful if you want to save the orginal. I tried to protect the orginal button by wrapping a towel around the button before using my pliers, but it didn't work all that well. There is a spring under the button that could pop out if you remove the button too quickly.

I was given the button when I purchased a bunch of products (90K service on my '95, Leather brake boot for my 10th AE, and Oil Change for the 10th AE) at the Brainstom store in LA. With the brake boot and chrome button installed, I just can't stop looking at them. They make a great combination.

Under 5 minutes to remove

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