What Is a Primary Brake Shoe?

Answer In drum braking systems, commonly used in automotive applications, each drum consists of a primary and a secondary brake shoe, made from steel, iron or aluminum. The wheel cylinder, under hydraulic... Read More »

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How to Use a Brake Shoe Tool?

Brake shoes will one day be a technology of the past. Most autos come equipped with disc brakes on the front wheels and drum brakes on the rear. High-end cars and many SUV-style vehicles come with ... Read More »

Do It Yourself Brake Shoe Repairs?

Maintaining your car's braking system is an important responsibility, as a brake failure can lead to serious injury or worse for yourself and other people. Brake repairs can be expensive, but by re... Read More »

How to Rivet a Brake Shoe Lining?

Drum brakes largely disappeared from new vehicles by the start of the 21st century. The more powerful disk brake has steadily decreased in price as more manufacturers have adopted it. As a result, ... Read More »

Brake Shoe Rivet Tools?

When purchasing refurbished brake shoes at the parts store, they often charge a core fee that is refunded when you bring back the old shoes. Those old shoes are labeled, stripped, refinished, then ... Read More »