Land Rover Brakes

Land Rover Discovery Brakes

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Like many heavy vehicles used for daily driving, the Land Rover Discovery suffers from regular brake issues. Whether it be frequent brake pad replacement, squeaking brakes and or warped rotors, brakes are an issue for the heavy Land Rover Discovery. Luckily there is a solution to this problem. Heavy duty drilled and slotted brake rotors […]

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Brakes 101

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Brake Tech How do you judge a vehicle’s performance? Is it the ability to accelerate from 0-60 mph corner at over 1.0g or brake from 60-0 mph? Obviously while acceleration is exciting and cornering is fun…most of the time the ability to stop is most important! Performance isn’t just about speed…it’s about controlling speed. What […]

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Brake Pad & Rotor Bed- In Procedures

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Brake Pad & Rotor Bed-In Procedures All brake pads must be bedded-in with the rotor they will be used against to maximize brake performance. The bedding-in process involves a gradual build up of heat in the rotors and pad compound. This process will lay down a thin layer of transfer film on to the rotor […]

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How to Install New Brake Pads – By Edmunds

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You will be pleasantly surprised to find that you can change your car’s disc brake pads quickly, easily and without specialized tools. Doing it yourself also will save you a lot of money. But even if you’re not interesting in doing this yourself, knowing what’s involved makes it easier to understand what your mechanic may […]

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Hawk Brake Bedding-in Procedure:

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  Step 1:Make 6-10 slow-downs from approximately 30-35 mph to 5 mph. applying moderate pressure. Do not come to a complete stop. Step 2:Make an additional 2 to 3 harder stops from approximately 40-45 mph. to zero. Step 3:DO NOT DRAG THE BRAKES! (after stopping – do not leave your foot on the brake pedal) […]