Articles by tag "Drum brakes"

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Disc Brake Rotor
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 16, 2014

The disc brake rotor is a critical element in the disc brake system.  This is the round metal plate that makes contact with the disc brake pads to stop your car. Disc Brake Rotor History It was early in the history of cars that disc style brakes were developed and used, but it took over 50...

Disc Brake Pad
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 16, 2014

Disc brake pads are arguably the most often replaced part on a motor vehicle.  Their constant exposure to high heat and pressure causes them to wear down quickly, necessitating new ones often. Disc Brake Pad History Although disc brake systems were first developed in the 1890’s, ther...

Drum Brake Shoes
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 23, 2014

To better understand about your safety, you should know what type of brakes your car posses, as it will be the main basic source to stop your car in case of any misshape or unforeseen danger. When talking about the Drum Brakes, the importance of the Drum Brake Shoes cannot be neglected. So, befor...

Drum Brake Hardware Kit
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 14, 2014

If you need to replace your drum brakes on your vehicle, a drum brake hardware kit will contain all of the parts you need for a DIY repair. Drum brakes are similar to disc brakes in that they rely on a metal part to press down onto the moving surface and create enough friction to stop the moveme...

Brake Drum
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 28, 2014

There are different types of brakes in different vehicles. A drum brake is a type of brake in which friction is caused by the set of pads/shoes which press against a drum-shaped part. This rotating component is known as the brake drum. The actual term "drum brake" generally refers to a type of br...

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