What is a brake rotor shim?

Answer A brake rotor shim is a very important part for some automobile, motorcycle and bicycle disk brakes. A common fix for many common disk brake problems, the brake rotor shim can affect braking power... Read More »

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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.

What is a brake rotor?

The rotor is one of the most important parts of a disc brake. It gives the brake pads a surface to clamp down on to stop the wheel. Disc brakes are used on cars, motorcycles and even bicycles.Histo... Read More »

How to Fix Brake Rotor Grooves?

Brake rotor grooves are the result of dirt and debris trapped between the brake pads and the discs. Grooves can also be caused by brake pads that are worn down to the metal backing pads. If your ro... Read More »