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What’s the Difference Between Single- & Dual-Circuit Brake Systems? (And Why You Need to Know the Distinction!)

It’s a big “duh” to say that brakes are vitally important to your driving safety. Yet, while hydraulic brake systems have been around for over a century now, if you’re […]

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Parts Bin: Wilwood Electric Parking Brake Rear Retrofit Kits Are a Smart Way to Ensure Your Vehicle Stays Put

Whether you’re tired of fiddling with a seized mechanical parking brake or looking for a smart way to add a parking brake to your rear disc brake conversion, Wilwood’s got […]

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How to Upgrade from Drum to Disc Brakes on a Budget

Sometimes, how quickly you can slow down is just as important as how quickly you can speed up. As I was building up my Impala back in high school to […]

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6 Brake Rotor Myths Debunked

It’s time to debunk some brake rotor myths. Myths that, on the surface, seem to make sense in many cases. But ultimately, believing these myths won’t resolve actual brake system problems. […]

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Slow Your Roll: Upgrading Your Jeep Brake System for Better Stopping Power

You’ve increased your Jeep’s tire size for improved ground clearance, and then you lowered its gear ratio to take advantage of the taller tires. But now, with the taller tires […]

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Video 101: Drum Brakes vs. Disc Brakes

The two most common types of automotive brake systems are drum brakes and disc brakes. Drum brakes have been stopping vehicles for much longer than disc brakes, but as horsepower […]

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How to Season Brake Rotors

Seasoning your brake rotors is an essential part of preparing your brake system for heavy-duty or high-performance braking. In the interest of keeping yourself safe and maximizing the life of […]

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Disc Brakes Made Easy: Dissecting Summit Racing’s Disc Brake Conversion Kits

Back when our old cars were new, drum brakes were the standard. It wasn’t so much that drums were good at their job. They were familiar technology and more importantly, […]

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How To Choose Disc Brake Pads

For all that we ask them to do, disc brake pads don’t get a whole lot of respect. As long as they fit in the caliper and do a reasonable […]