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  • Brake Tech Information - Understanding How Brakes Work

  • …equipped with disc brakes on the front axle and drum brakes on the rear. A disc brake's superior performance is largely due to its ability to generate friction as the brake calipers force the pads to clamp against the rotors. The brake rotors are cleaned and dried by the brake pads dragging across…

  • Brake Tech Information - Brakes 101

  • …equipped with disc brakes on the front axle and drum brakes on the rear (sports cars and many sport coupes and sport sedans are equipped with disc brakes all the way around). A disc brake's superior overall performance is largely due to its ability to generate friction as the brake calipers force…

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  • An Intro to Brake Components

  • …friction? Brake calipers against pads against rotors. Moving to the rear axle, you'll most likely find drum brakes. Advantages? Low cost and the ability to integrate the emergency parking brake. (Read more.) While this is the basic gist of a braking system, many drivers choose to upgrade their brake

  • Show off those brake calipers!

  • …be Brembo brakes, or perhaps a symbol of the creative driver within. The G-2 Brake Caliper PaintSystem set gives you the creative freedom to personalize yet another aspect of your vehicle. Give your stock brake calipers an expensive, high performance look and add color to rear drum brake-equipped…

  • Brake Job Part 1: The Set Up

  • Well, my son Samuel finished up the brakes this past Saturday and they are working fine. The rear drum brakes were in good shape so he only had to work on the fronts. The whole process took about two hours from start to finish and he's justifiably proud of himself. I'm going to break this up into a…

  • Paint Your Calipers

  • …of your brakes and makes your calipers easier to keep clean. G-2 Manufacturing Brake Caliper PaintSystem Set shows off a vehicle’s brake components through open-spoke style alloy wheels like Borbet rims. It can be used to give a vehicle’s stock brake calipers or rear brake drums the look…

  • Seeing Red

  • …the brake caliper mounts silver and the calipers red, so we had to purchase two kits. The G-2 PaintSystem Set provides sufficient material to paint four brake calipers, or two brake calipers and two brake drums. However, vehicles with large brake calipers on the front axle and large brake drums on…

  • Pull Those Stud Cips!

  • …new tires and aftermarket alloy wheels are installed. More often than not, the vibrations are caused by little washers attached to the brake rotor or brake drum. These locking washers are called stud clips. These are found mostly on domestic vehicles produced by GM, Ford, Chrysler, Saturn, and even…


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