The History of Brembo Brakes

You’ve probably heard of “Brembo brakes.” They are appearing on more and more American and foreign model cars. Helping us with this article, Texan Chrysler (Humble, TX), says they are starting to see them on many models in their Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles....

Five Common Automotive Myths

The automotive world is filled with a lot of myths. Who knows why, but just about everyone has heard at least one at some point In this article, we will touch upon five common ones and examine some reasons as to why they aren’t entirely true. All-season tires are...

Types of Brake Pads

If you are a car enthusiast, you probably know that there are different types of brake pads. If you aren’t, you may learn about them the next time you get a brake job done because your mechanic is going to ask “Hey, what kind of pads do you want.” Don’t fret if this...

Are Old Tires Dangerous?

The Porsche Carrera actor Paul Walker was riding in when he crashed in Santa Clarita in 2013 had tires on it that were ten years old. The California Highway Patrol Investigative Group concluded that age might have compromised the Carrera’s handling characteristics and...

Save Money with These Tire Hacks

For most people, the tires on their car are consumables. In other words, you buy a new set of tires, use them for 2-3 years, buy another set and so on. And you probably don’t need to be reminded that when that purchase time comes, the credit card takes a serious hit....

Checking for a Bad Brake Booster

In the old days, the hydraulic brakes in automobiles were simple systems. Here’s how they worked: when you pushed on the brake pedal, it pushed a piston that hydraulically moved the brake shoes on all four in wheels -simple as that. The only issue for some is that it...