Is asbestos used in brakes?

Answer The U.S. automotive industry still uses asbestos in brake pads and in brake linings along with other car parts. Brakes imported from outside the U.S. have a higher amount of asbestos in the materia... Read More »

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How much asbestos is still in brakes?

Cars made since 1993 do not contain asbestos in their brake pads. However, older model cars can contain various amounts of asbestos. One brake drum can release millions of asbestos fibers into the ... Read More »

ASBESTOS....should my hubby knock down shed full of asbestos?

DON'T DO IT!!! That would send asbestos buy the load into the air for him to inhale. He should tell his brother to contact a contractor to remove it properly or he could be seriously risking his he... Read More »

How to Convert Drum Brakes on a 1964 VW to Disk Brakes?

While the drum brakes on your 1964 VW may work just fine, they also have many disadvantages, which can include overheating due to excess friction, as well as distortion of the drum itself due to to... Read More »

How to Adjust Emergency Brakes for Rear Disc Brakes on an S14?

You can adjust the emergency brakes on your rear disc brake Nissan S14 in your home garage, saving you time and money. You should adjust the parking brake when your S14 starts to slip after you app... Read More »