Tag: brakes

Tech Thursday: C5 Brakes

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Brakes Why Mod? The answer to this should be obvious. Upgrading your brakes can allow you to stop more quickly, in a shorter distance and decrease fade in racing or heavy, continued use applications (ie canyon runs). The brake system is composed of the master cylinder, brake fluid, brake lines, discs (also called rotors), calipers, […] More »

  Comments | By - December 19, 2013

Tech Tuesday: C6 Brakes

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Brakes Why Mod? The answer to this should be obvious. By upgrading your brakes you can stop more quickly, in a shorter distance and decrease fade in racing or heavy, continued use applications (ie canyon runs). The brake system is composed of the master cylinder, brake fluid, brake lines, discs, calipers, pads and occasionally cooling […] More »

  Comments | By - October 1, 2013

The C5 Corvette: An Overview

Corvette manufactured the C5 from 1997 through 2004.  At the time the C5 Corvette was introduced, the 1997 C5 featured an all-new drive train. The transmission moved to the rear of the car. As part of a trans-axle assembly, the transmission was connected to the engine by a torque tube. This arrangement improved the front-to-rear […] More »

  Comments | By - April 25, 2011

Cheap One-Man Brake Bleeder

so how many of you have wives (or husbands) that are tired of getting called out to the garage to pump the brake pedal while you bleed the calipers? don\’t do enough brake work to warrant buying a vacuum or pressure brake bleeder? here\’s a super easy and cheap way to do it all by […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

How to Install Hydroboster Brake System

I’m writing this post as a way to contribute to other members and I hope it helps. I by no means know everything. I am a simple weekend mechanic with faults. If there any gross technical errors I hope some of the gurus will chime in to correct me. Fear not I have my flame […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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