Published on February 7th, 2010 05:39 PM
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StopTech's list of brake system myths.
Carroll Smith of StopTech
Myth # 1 – BRAKE JUDDER AND VIBRATION IS CAUSED BY DISCS THAT HAVE BEEN WARPED FROM EXESSIVE HEAT.
The term "warped brake disc" has been in common use in motor racing for decades. When a driver reports a vibration under hard braking, inexperienced crews, after checking for (and not finding) cracks often attribute the vibration to "warped discs". They then measure the disc thickness in various places, find significant variation and the diagnosis is cast in stone.
When disc brakes for high performance cars arrived on the scene we began to hear of "warped brake discs" on road going
Published on February 4th, 2010 11:48 PM
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One of the most frequently asked technical questions we get at VP is about the difference between Motor, Research and R+M/2 octane numbers. The next question often asked is why do some fuel companies