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

Brake Noise Eliminator

If your brakes are squeaking and driving you crazy, here is what finally worked for me. After trying 3 different brands of pads and each set being quiet for 3 days only to start squeaking again, I removed the pads and applied blue Permatex to the backs of all the pads. Let the Permatex \”set […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Bureau of Automotiive Repair Brake Diagnosis and Bleeding Procedures

According to the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) brake inspection & repair manual the only bleeding method that will detect all leaks and bleed the system at the same time is to slide the box end of a combination wrench onto a bleeder, attach a clear hose to the bleeder valve, other end into a […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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