How Passenger and Race Car Brakes Differ

Resources Automotive racing has been the development center of many innovations for passenger vehicles. One of those developments is the disk brake system. Passenger Car Brakes Interestingly, the first disk brakes were installed on an American electric car in 1898. However, these brakes were not successful because the friction material used was copper, which doesn’t … Read more

Can You Change Brake Pads Yourself

Resources Yes, you can change brake pads yourself. The amount of work required varies depending on the vehicle you own and the type/style of brakes you need. Before you buy that first set of brake pads, you need to make a plan. Do you have the equipment you need to replace the pads? Raise Your … Read more

How to Change Your Vehicle’s Brakes

Changing Your Brakes

Changing your brakes is a task you CAN tackle. Your car features an intricate braking system with a whole range of components work in tandem to ensure that you stop safely and on time when you hit the brakes.  If you have the right know-how and the right tools, however, it’s possible to change your … Read more