Why Do Car Brakes Get Rusty?

Answer Rust accumulates on car brakes due to moisture, but brake rust should not alarm you. This is a regular occurrence and continued brake use will quickly eliminate the rust layer.

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How to Clean Rusty Rotors & Brakes?

It is common for many brake rotors and calipers to develop rust on their outer surfaces, even on new vehicles. For the most part, this is not an issue that affects performance. It is however, annoy... 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 »

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 Replace Rear Drum Brakes With Disc Brakes?

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