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Caliper Core Buy-Back Program

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

POWER STOP WILL ISSUE A CHECK FOR YOUR CALIPER CORES IF THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST IS COMPLETE. Download the CHECKLIST and RETURN FORM Here. Power Stop will issue a check within 30 days of recieving your caliper cores. Caliper cores must be recieved within 30 Days of purchase with a proof of purchase receipt included. – Caliper […]

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Care & Install: Aluminum Calipers

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014

  Still have questions? Contact our technical support: tech@powerstop.com If the engineers of your vehicle decided to use aluminum for the body of the calipers on your vehicle, they were probably more focused on performance than they were on the cost to manufacture. Aluminum calipers enhance the performance of a vehicle by reducing what they […]

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Installation Guide: Front Brake Pad

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014

The installation guide is for reference only. Please refer to the vehicle’s service manual or professional installer for complete instructions. Click the headline to Read More!

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Brake Pad Break-In Procedure

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014

The break in procedure is critical to brake performance. Click Headline above to read more!

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How to Bleed Brakes

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

What is brake bleeding? Here’s a helpful guide and things you should know about Bleeding your Brakes. Click the headline above to read more!

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Drilled vs Slotted Rotors, What is Better?

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Drill holes and slots in rotors can both improve braking, but under different braking scenarios. To understand how these rotor modifications can improve stopping power, it is first necessary to understand the three forms of heat transfer: Conduction: When there exists a temperature gradient within a body, heat energy will flow from the region of […]

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What Causes Brake Pulsation?

Posted: Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

It is hard to imagine the energy required to stop a vehicle traveling at 110 mph. Kinetic energy is ½ mass times the velocity squared KE = ½ mv2. Stopping a 2500 lb car requires 352,800 ft-lb of energy, the equivalent of dropping the car from an 11 story building. When you stop, almost all […]

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