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Old 10-23-2005, 10:33 PM   #1
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The Ultimate Brake Reference

The Brake Bible - thermodynamics, brake fade and drilled rotors, the different types of brakes, brake actuators, mechanical advantage, power brakes and master cylinders, anti-lock braking systems, brake hoses, brake fluids, brake warning lights, and LED replacement bulbs
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If your ever wearing your shirt and someone asks who Mike BartSUki is. Tell them Im a Youtube Sensation and the Top Underground Drifter coming out of Japan! HAHA How JDM is that!
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Old 10-23-2005, 10:36 PM   #2
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Stoptech Technical Brake Articles

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The Physics of Braking Systems
Brake Bias and Performance: Why Brake Balance Matters
Brake Systems and Upgrade Selections
Rear Brake Upgrades, Is Bigger Really Better?
ABS and Big Brake Kits Fundamentals, Impacts, and Real-World Solutions
Formulas for Vehicle Braking Dynamics

The "Warped" Brake Disc and Other Myths of the Braking System
Pad Knockback: A Common Racing Phenomenon

Brake Pedal Setup and Dual Master Cylinder Installation Guide NEW
Pad and Rotor Bed-In Theory, Definitions and Procedures NEW
Removal of Uneven Pad Deposits From Rotors Using Aggressive Friction Compounds
How to Bleed Brakes - The Right Way
Bleeding ABS, is it really as hard as it sounds?

Brake Fluid 1A
Monobloc Versus Two Piece Calipers
Stainless Steel Brake Lines Q&A
Brake Proportioning Valves: The True Story of a Misunderstood, Misused and Misnamed Brake System Component

Glossary of Braking Terminology
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Old 10-23-2005, 11:35 PM   #3
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ok this is gonna take a while... complete listing coming soon!
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Old 11-30-2005, 02:37 PM   #4
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thread opened to encourage others to add in other brake tech...
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Old 12-21-2005, 07:31 PM   #5
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Don't forget the tire rack's Brake Tech section:

http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/tech/index.jsp

All About Performance Categories
Brake Pad and Rotor Bed-In Procedures
Brake Pad or Rotor Inspection & Replacement
Brake Rotors and Track Use
Brakes 101
Choosing Brake Components
D3EA® Brake Testing
Frozen Brake Rotors: Cryogenics 101
Getting the Right Fit: Brake System Upgrades
The Finishing Touch: Brake Rotors
Understanding How Brakes Work
Why Ceramic Brake Pads?
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How to Bed-in Brake Pads. Worth the watch.
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Old 12-09-2009, 04:31 PM   #7
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How to Bed-in Brake Pads. Worth the watch.
I just watched that yesterday. It's a very good rundown on why and how.

The biggest thing I learned was the need for frequent rebedding...that's where I slacked off and plan to improve.
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Found a really cool article from GRM breaking down your braking system in simple terms... there's a lot to it so its a great read!











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