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How to Replace Brake Pads

Replacing brake pads is something many people hesitate to do because they don’t want to do something wrong that causes brake failure. But’s it’s actually easy to very confidently replace pads with a few simple instructions. Brakes are designed in a way that makes it hard to do the job incorrectly. You can definitely do…

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How Do I Know When It’s Time To Replace My Brake Pads?

Worn pads

Having the correct brake pads on your vehicle and ensuring that they’re still in good shape is important when it comes to towing or off-road driving. Since heavy braking is involved, worn out brake pads can easily damage the rotors and drastically reduce your truck’s braking power. That’s why it’s important to check your brake…

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A Disc Brake Inspection Guide

Disc brakes

Your truck’s disc brake system plays a big role in road safety. That’s why every truck owner should maintain their brake system on a regular basis. If you have oversized tires, you will wear out your brakes more quickly than a truck with stock tires would. That’s why trucks with larger tires should have the…

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How to Thoroughly Inspect Your Brake Rotors

Brake rotors

If you suspect that one of your rotors has gone bad, here’s a way to save money: inspect the rotors yourself instead of paying a shop to do it. It’s pretty easy to evaluate the condition of your brake rotors if you have all the right tools and this guide. Basically, the inspection process involves…

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How to Inspect Disc Brake Calipers on a Jeep or Tacoma

Jeep Caliper

Like all car parts, brake calipers don’t last forever. If you’ve got more than 100K miles on a set of calipers, they probably need to be replaced. If you live in the salt belt (the northeast and upper midwest regions in the US), you’ll likely need to replace your calipers sooner. The best way to…

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How to Thoroughly Inspect Your Brake Pads

Worn brake pads

Does your truck’s braking performance feel a little off? If so, it’s possible that your brake pads may have worn too thin. The lifespan of your brake pads depends on several factors: The type of pads and rotors you use Your driving/braking style Whether you have oversized wheels or regular sized wheels We can’t give…

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