Brakes

Brakes

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  • Brake Fluid
    Performance brake fluid plays a very important role in all cars. Make sure you have the right brake fluid that can cope with the right temperatures or you risk boiling your brake fluid, meaning you're in trouble and you will need to do a full brake fluid flush. All brake fluid have a specification for wet and dry boiling temperatures, the higher this figure the better the performance brake fluid will be under stress. We've created an article comparing different brake fluids showing the pros and cons of each product. Find the guide here:
  • Brake Lines
    <p>Upgrading your standard brake lines to performance braided brake lines is a fantastic low cost modification, just by changing your brake lines you gain numerous advantages, your brake pedal feel will be greatly improved.</p> <p>Advantages of Stainless Steel Brake Lines</p> <p>Its component is better. Stainless steel brake lines have Teflon inner hose which allows passage of brake fluid. On the other hand, the rubber hoses’ ends are stopped with fasteners which also stop the flow of the fluid. Stainless steel brake lines not easily succumb to ‘wear and tear’.</p> <p>Rubber lines easily deteriorate, unlike stainless steel lines because they do not fade from heat build-up. They are corrosion resistant thus you save some money on repair or replacement. Stainless steel brake lines do not swell. The rubber variant expands when pressure is applied, which is often because brakes are always used. Because of this, the rubber hose extends and stretch over time that they can no longer perform the way it used to.</p> <p>Stainless steel brake lines do not have this problem which contributes to its longevity. They also feel more consistent. Because stainless steel brake lines do not swell, you will not feel that the lever is soft while you’re using it. Some say they even look better. The color of stainless looks more expensive than the rubber ones, and they come in multiple colors so you can match your style if you’d like.</p>