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ATP Brake - Topical Links
Review topics of interest for your brake system and vehicle



"The Physics of Braking"
What makes you stop when you push the pedal?

How does the physics of braking actually occur and what do you need to know in order to more effectively use your vehicle brake system.

Tips to remember when it comes time to refurbish your vehicle's brake system!




How Stuff Works.Com : Brakes
Exposition in complete hydrodynamic terms of the mechanics of hydraulic brakes. Finely illustrated; complete explanations.




Brakes 101: Basics to review
Basic items to review in brake servicing




TAKING THE 'SYSTEMS' APPROACH TO SAFE STOPPING
Look at your brake repair as an integrated system to review and restore to complete functionality, not just replace the obvious worn part!




Diagnosis and review of brake system maintenance
Diagnostic Solutions: Brake Maintenance & Inspection




Brake Fluid Service - Whys and Wherefores
Detailed article on the reasons and science of brake fluid technology and maintenance




Brake System Basics: What Every DIY Should Know
The master cylinder is the heart of the brake system and the calipers (and wheel cylinders) are its muscle. Therefore...




Master Cylinder Overview:Function & Fitness
Although the master cylinder is the heart of the vehicle brake system, it's also the most neglected part in brake system marketing and service.




Dual Master Cylinders: Braking Safety
Dual master cylinders improve braking safety, but create challenges for undercar technicians.




Drum brake self adjust systems: overview
A Review of drum brake adjustment systems.




HydroBoost Service Tips
Find out the details for successful hydroboost brake service. Learn details of this important component of your later model Dodge MHC brake system - MY1976-1981 Class A, all chassis.




Rotor Metallurgy
A review and discussion of the elements and compositions of brake rotors today.




Brake NVH - Noise, Vibration, and Harshness
Brake systems are subjected to NVH, which is Noise, Vibration, and Harshness. These all add up to dreaded 'squeal' we associate with brake trouble or worn brakes.

However, the topic may be a bit more complex. The elements to NVH are explored in depth.




Ceramics, or not to use ceramics?
Whether ceramic brake frictions are right and best, or not, is explored herein along with the topic. Ceramics are great for small, lighter vehicles, yet may lead to trouble when stretched to use on heavier applications subjected to higher operating temperatures.




Reduce Brake Noise for Safer, Happier Driving!
Why do automotive brakes make noise and how can this be reduced or eliminated - Explore the ways and the means to reduce most people's number one complaint - brake noise!




Doing the 'Complete' brake job
Rights and wrongs of brake job service






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