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Why Brake Pads and Rotors Should Be Replaced Together
In the automotive aftermarket, not all parts (or parts manufacturers) are created equally. This isn’t a bad thing, considering that there is a time and place for parts of all different qualities, materials and price points - dependent on the...
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Ultra premium brakes
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Ultra-Premium Quality: What Does It Mean For Your Shop?
In the automotive aftermarket, not all parts (or parts manufacturers) are created equally. This isn’t a bad thing, considering that there is a time and place for parts of all different qualities, materials and price points - dependent on the...
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Brake Inspection
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Checklist: Brake System Inspection
When a customer visits the shop because their brake service light is on, they’re hearing noise when the brakes are applied, feeling vibration or even smelling a chemical/burning odor when braking, it’s time to inspect the braking system to diagnose...
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Pros and Cons of Ceramic Brake Pads
Ceramic brake pads are still a relatively new technology, but have quickly become the stock brake pad material of choice for many luxury vehicle brands including Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Lexus and Range Rover, to name just a few.
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Why brake rotors matter
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Why Brake Rotor Quality Matters
Brake rotors are just as important as brake pads when it comes to stopping the vehicle. Brake pads and brake rotors work in partnership, as calipers compress the brake pads against the brake rotor to cause the friction needed to...
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Are Ceramic Brakes Right for Your Customer?
As a technician, you know that there are many brands to choose from when it comes to brake pads and brake rotors, in the same way that there are different types of friction to choose from – organic, semi-metallic, ceramic...
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Ceramic and Semi Metallic Brake Pads
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Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: How They Work and What They’re Made Of
Your customers rely on their vehicles to get them safely from point A to point B, and they also rely on their braking system to provide reliable stops each and every time. So how does the vehicle’s friction system work...
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