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  • Wheel Tech Information - Performance Benefits

  • …precise steering input and improved "turning in" characteristics. Improved Acceleration and Braking By reducing the weight of the vehicle's rotational mass, alloy wheels provide more responsive acceleration and braking. Added Rigidity The added strength of a quality alloy wheel can significantly…

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  • Stop!!!!!!!!

  • …and tires on an SUV and plus sizing is the direction that you have chosen to go, remember that with bigger wheels comes higher weights. The rotational mass that comes along with the larger wheels will put more stress on the braking system and this should be considered. The last thing that you want…

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  • Day Brake

  • …in that, when doing their job, they must absorb great amounts of heat energy without causing undue wear to the rest of the rotating, heat absorbing mass. This process also results in a fine dust given off as the pads wear. Ceramic compounds and copper fibers in place of the semi-metallic…

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  • "It's a Jeep Thing" Brake Time

  • …the Dick Cepek wheels and BFGoodrich tires look and perform great, the braking system on the Jeep is now a little slow to stop the extra rotating mass. A simple upgrade on the front brake pads should be enough to bring it back to the stock or better stopping distance. Jeep recommends and equips…

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