How Does an Over-Torque Warp a Brake Rotor?

Answer Every vehicle on the road has a specific wheel nut torque specification. Inexperienced do-it-yourself mechanics or even ones employed at repair facilities may have been guilty of over-torquing whee... Read More »

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Why Do Brake Rotors Warp?

Brake rotors play an important role in a car's braking system. Properly functioning brake rotors provide smooth and effortless stopping. However, brake rotors can become warped, negatively affectin... Read More »

Ford F-150 2WD Rotor Replacement Torque Specs?

A Ford F-150's brake rotors are the disk portion of the pickup truck's disk brake system. When performing brake and rotor maintenance on the F-150, seating the wheel properly and tightening the lug... Read More »

The Effect of Brake Rotor Crossdrilling on Brake Cooling?

When it comes to a vehicle's performance, its ability to stop is just as important as surefooted handling and decent power. The rotors are round, disc-shaped components of the braking system. When ... Read More »

When Do You Need a Brake Pad Vs. a Rotor?

The brake system in a vehicle utilizes brake shoes, calipers, brake pads and a rotor to stop a vehicle. All of these parts are in the brake assembly that spins on each end of the front and rear axles.