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Brake Tech

There is plenty of myth, and a fair amount of fiction, floating around when it comes to brake upgrades. You can rely on us to separate the fact from the fiction and to tell it like it really is. At Powerbrake™ we strive to provide our customers with sound advice and to offer straightforward opinions based on our extensive research into automotive braking. In this spirit, we have tried to provide the necessary information in this section to educate consumers so that they can make well-informed decisions about which brake products best suit their vehicle and driving style. The articles below shed light on the REAL causes underlying common brake problems such as judder, warped discs and brake fade. You will also learn how to squeeze the maximum performance and durability from your brake system.

  

For maximum benefit, we recommend reading the following Powerbrake™ articles in the order in which they appear:

 

  • The final word on brake judder and 'warped' discs...  read»
  • Correct bedding-in of new brake discs and pads...  read»
  • Disc distortion or ‘warping’...  read»
  • Standard diameter brake upgrades for fast road cars...  read»
  • Brake upgrades for track day use...  read»   NEW!

 

 

If you would like to print these articles to keep for future reference, please right-click the PDF links and select "save target as":

  

  • The final word on brake judder and 'warped' discs...  PDF»
  • Correct bedding-in of new brake discs and pads...  PDF»
  • Disc distortion or ‘warping’...  PDF»
  • Standard diameter brake upgrades for fast road cars...  PDF»
  • Brake upgrades for track day use...  PDF»  NEW!

 

To view these files you will need Acrobat Reader, which is usually pre-installed on most computers. If you do need a copy, you can download it for free by clicking the icon.

 

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