How to Loosen Brake Pads?

Answer Brake pads should squeeze the disc brake rotor and release it without the pads dragging. When a caliper piston continues to push the brake pad against the rotor you need to know how to loosen the b... Read More »

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How to Loosen Drum Brake Pads?

As the drum brake system on your vehicle wears, a lip develops in the drums just past the shoe contact area. This can sometimes make the drum difficult to remove. The only solution to this problem ... Read More »

Ceramic Brake Pads Versus Asbestos Brake Pads?

Historically all brake pad formulations were based on asbestos. Health concerns over exposure to asbestos, combined with increased brake-system performance standards, have caused a decline in the u... Read More »

Ceramic Brake Pads Vs. Regular Brake Pads?

Metallic and semimetallic brake pads were once the only option for the automotive enthusiast, but ceramic and ceramic composites are starting to dominate the industry. Ceramic pads solve many of t... Read More »

Raybestos Ceramic Brake Pads Vs. Factory Pads?

Raybestos ceramic brake pads are an upgrade to the factory pads in several ways. Longer service life, reduced dusting and quiet operation are where Raybestos ceramic pads shine. Before you make th... Read More »