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August 08, 2018

How To: Apply Brake Lube

How To: Apply Brake Lube When installing brakes, it is important to pay attention to where you place the brake lubricant. Brake Lube ensures noise-free braking and proper system operation. A thin layer of brake lubricant is that is needed. Apply lubricant on caliper pins, clips, edges of the brake pad mounting tabs, and back […]

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left and right rotor which one
July 27, 2018

How To: Tell the Difference Between Left and Right Drilled & Slotted Rotors

How to Tell the Left and Right Drilled and Slotted Rotors apart For drilled and slotted rotors, it is important to pay attention to which is the left and right rotor. Luckily, if your rotors are not labeled, there is an easy way to tell. On the top side of the rotor, follow up along […]

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Soft or Spongey Pedal
July 19, 2018

How To Diagnose a Spongy or Soft Brake Pedal

How To Diagnose a Spongy or Soft Brake Pedal Does your brake pedal feel a little bit soft or spongy? Here are some common causes for a soft or spongy brake pedal. Common Causes of a Spongy or Soft Pedal: Brake fluid leaks Worn out brake hoses Air in the system Contaminated brake fluid   […]

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track day prep
July 03, 2018

Track Day Prep: Tips to help you get track-ready.

Track Day Prep – Before you hit the track for the first time. Are you getting ready for your first day out on the track, maybe your first Gridlife event? What track day prep have you done to prepare for the event? We worked with the Bondurant Racing School to give you some brake and […]

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PowerStop track day break-in procedure
July 02, 2018

How To: PowerStop Track Day Break-In Procedure

How to: Break-in your new PowerStop Track Day brake pads. Breaking in, or “bedding” your brakes is a crucial step in any brake job. Our Track Day brake pads require a special break-in procedure that is different from our Street Performance brake pads. Here, Andrew Lewis, one of the mechanics at the prestigious Bondurant Racing […]

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2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler JK JKU PowerStop Z36 Truck and Tow Complete Brake Kit Install
January 04, 2017

2007-2017 Jeep Wrangler JK JKU Power Stop Z36 Truck and Tow Complete Brake Kit Install

      In this video, we cover the installation of the PowerStop Extreme Z36 Truck and Tow Brake kit with calipers on our 2012 Jeep JKU. Additionally, we touch on how to install this brake kit without the purchase of new calipers, and how to install it with just the purchase of the pads. […]

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Ford F-150 Z36 brake kit install
January 03, 2017

2015-2016 F-150 Power Stop Z36 Extreme Truck and Tow Brake Kit Install

 Trucks are naturally heavy. It just comes as a standard part of the package. Too bad nobody sent that memo to your F-150’s factory brakes. Your factory brake pads and rotors struggle bringing a bone-stock F-150 to a decent stop, especially after putting a good amount of miles on them. Let’s not even talk […]

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2013-2016 Super Duty 4WD PowerStop Z36 Truck and Tow Complete Brake Kit Install
January 03, 2017

2013-2016 Super Duty 4WD Power Stop Z36 Truck and Tow Brake Kit Install

If you use your Super Duty 4WD for heavy hauling or towing, you need the kind of braking system that you can rely on when it comes to getting the best stopping power from any speed when you need it most. Unfortunately, your factory stock brake pads and blank rotors are not up to the […]

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2005-2007 Super Duty 4WD PowerStop Z36 Truck and Tow Complete Brake Kit Install
January 03, 2017

2005-2007 Super Duty 4WD PowerStop Z36 Truck and Tow Brake Kit Install

 The factory front and rear brake rotors and brake pads on your F250 or F350 Super Duty 4WD do a decent job of stopping your truck, but if you’re hauling any heavy loads or towing up and down steep hills, you need a sizable increase in stopping power for those times you need it […]

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break-in procedure
March 28, 2014

What is the Break-In Procedure?

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

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