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    Lightweight materials are only part of the equation when it comes to what makes high-performance braking systems superior to factory equipment. The braking system in many mainstream cars is designed, engineered and built to a price point. With mass production of affordable cars, braking systems...
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    The way you drive can affect the longevity of your car's parts, especially wear items like brakes. By following these simple tips, you can extend the life on your brakes and save yourself money in the long run. Your vehicle's brakes generate stopping power by creating huge amounts of friction...
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    Regular maintenance doesn't just keep your brakes working well, it also extends their lifespan. Whether it's new pads and rotors or replacement brake fluid, this is your guide to overall system upkeep. Whether your brakes feel mushy, make strange noises or just don't seem to work as well as...
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    When a car drifts, it's often misdiagnosed as an alignment issue but it could be your brakes. Learn what causes this problem and how to spot it. Brakes have several means of telling drivers that they need some attention and TLC. That usually involves an unwelcome sound, or a strange or 'weak'...
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    Brakes are a vital part of every vehicle, and important for safety, but they're also relatively easy to replace. This article will help walk you through a DIY brake job. As part of their normal operation, the brakes on your car, truck, or crossover wear out with use - and on occasion, you'll...
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    In this in-depth article, we'll look at some telltale brake warning signs that shouldn't be ignored. If the braking system in your vehicle is healthy and functioning properly, it should be virtually invisible - providing adequate stopping power when requested with no fuss, no unwanted noises...
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    Press a pedal and your car stops, but how? The mechanisms that control a vehicle's brakes are explained in this simple article. Most drivers understand how their brakes work in the simplest of terms: you press the brake pedal and the car slows down or stops. Simple, yes? But what's actually...
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    Brembo's Original Equipment line of high-performance braking parts is designed to be a perfect replacement to factory parts on a vehicle. "Hey, does that thing have Brembos on it?" In some circles, the Brembo brand name is as recognizable as the system components it describes. That's marketing...
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    Go check out the brake rotors on that cool exotic or big performance SUV. Check out all those little tiny holes in them. It's called cross drilling. The holes are supposed to make you stop faster, look more handsome, and leap over tall buildings in a single bound. But how do they work? And more...
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    It's no secret that the hand-of-god 6.2-liter V8 is popular at TTAC. Those of us who command one with our right foot are outnumbered only by those who wish they had the 420-horsepower engine in their driveway. General Motors sensibly started offering the larger V8 in trims other than ones named...
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    You'll often hear automakers talk about how they take what they learn at the track and from racing and apply it to their road cars. "What does knowing the ins and outs of a Formula 1 car have to do with engineering and designing my commuter car?" you might ask, and the Italian stopping experts...
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