Tag: brakes

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

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 »

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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 »

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How to Replace the Front Brakes

How to Replace Your Front Brakes by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO This tech paper will discuss the replacement of the front brake pads and rotors on the C-4 Corvettes. This paper deals specifically with the ’84 – ’87 model years, and applies generally to […] More »

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Parking Brake Adjustment

I posted this fix several years ago, but it was lost in the software upgrade… When My C5 was new the e brake barely worked,, I took it to the dealer, and was told that brakes are a wear item and that I would have to pay for new shoes.. the car had less than […] More »

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