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Video: How to Check and Inspect a Disc Brake Caliper

Got a weird noise, shimmy, or other unpleasantness coming from your disc brakes? Before you start throwing money at the problem, step one is to pull your wheel off and […]

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Video: How to Bench Bleed a Brake Master Cylinder

If you need to replace or install a brake master cylinder, you’re going to have to “bench bleed” it before bolting the assembly to your firewall. That’s because, due to […]

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Video: The Dangers of Overfilling Your Brake Master Cylinder

When it comes time to add brake fluid to your brake system, you’ll do it at the master cylinder. But it’s not as simple as topping off the reservoir and […]

Parts / Product Profiles / Tech / Tech Articles

Baer Essentials: Choosing the Right Brake Components for a Street-Strip Car

Big cars need big brakes. While a common drag car might weigh 2,400-2,800 pounds, today’s street-strip machines can easily weigh more than 3,500 pounds. Often these heavy, fast cars tax […]

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Video: How Master Cylinder Bore Size Affects Braking

Learn the basics of how your master cylinder bore size affects braking performance and pedal feel by watching this four-minute Summit Racing Quick Flicks video. The boys at Summit Racing […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Brake Tech: 6 Factors That Affect Pedal Firmness and Feel

According to the brake geniuses at StopTech, the following are the six primary factors that affect your vehicle’s brake feel. 1. Brake hoses Optimum pedal firmness cannot be achieved with […]

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Cam Glossary 2.0: The 5 Key Camshaft Specs You Need to Know

Summit Racing recently put together an A-to-Z glossary of camshaft and valvetrain terminology, which covers everything from advance to valve margin. OK—so, it’s more like an A-to-V glossary, but you […]

How Tos / Tech Articles

How to Diagnose Common Brake Issues

Brakes. No other system on your vehicle can cause so much frustration, yet be as vital to your safety. You can spend hours chasing leaks, noises, pulls, and other assorted […]