Tag Archives: brakes
Those shields behind rotors
Written by John Milmont on April 15, 2012 — 7 Comments
One of my greatest pet peeves is sports cars that come under braked. That is, brake systems unable to hold up under a few hot laps at a track day or even some spirited driving on the road. I find that brakes cause me more of a headache than any other system on a car […]
Posted in Brakes | Also tagged 350z brake cooling, 350z dust shield, 370z brake cooling, 370z crash, 370z dust sheild, rotor cooling, rotor dust shields, rotor heat shield, rotor splash shields
Ashes to ashes brake dust to brake dust. A track day on Prostop Pads.
Written by John Milmont on November 7, 2010 — 4 Comments
A little about brake pads and a review of Pepboys Prostop pads. How they bed, what bedding is, why bedding is important and what happens if you don’t bed them in properly.
Posted in Brakes | Also tagged 350z, bedding in, brake pads, ceramic pads, Gallardo, improper, lamborghini, nissan, overheating, pep boys pads, pepboys, pro stop, pro stop brake pad review, rotors
My recent headache with brakes
Written by John Milmont on November 4, 2010 — 1 Comment
My recent experience with Hawk HPS and Pepboys Pro-Stop pads. The better of the two is not what you would expect.
Posted in Brakes | Also tagged brake pads, centric rotors, cracked rotors, Hawk HPS, pads, pepboys, pro stop, rotors