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Stopping the World! Together

Stopping the World! Together

Improve your safety by improving your braking Take extra precautions to keep you moving safely Check your brakes and upgrade to quality brake parts.

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Our Core Values

Our Core Values & What We Live By

Our Core Values & What We Live By At R1 Concepts, we are more than just a brake company, we value our employees & customers. We live by our 8 core values and it defines who we are. IGNITE R1 Integrity Gratitude Neverending Passion Innovation We are defined by our actions. We pay it forward. […]

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Importance of Changing Your Brakes

Prepare for the Rainy Season

When you notice erratic behavior from your brakes, it nearly always means that your brakes need to be serviced immediately. A failure to properly maintain and replace your disk brake system will eventually cause your brake system to fail – and that could have disastrous results. Failing to change your brake pads or rotors as needed will also cause additional wear […]

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Drilled vs Slotted Rotors: Chevy Camaro SS

In this article, we’ll compare drilled vs slotted rotors and determine which is the better fit for the Chevrolet Camaro SS. What are drilled rotors? Drilled rotors have notches and holes drilled into them. These drilled holes perform best in rainy climates, offering a good “wet bite” that’ll last until the end of the brake’s […]

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Survival Guide: What to do when brakes malfunction

We never think it’s going to happen to us. The reality is it can happen to anyone, at any time: brake malfunction. If you experience a brake system malfunction while on the road, we recommend you take these steps.  Always do a general check before a long drive Prevention is your best bet against a […]

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Offroad at Metal Masher and Top of the World

Day 1 – Adventure Awaits Our Moab adventure started when we met with Tiffany Stone (@tiffanystone) and the GenRight Off Road (@genrightoffroad) team at the Metal Masher trail head. With a rating of 7, this trail offers both easy and very challenging obstacles. From the gatekeeper, to Misty’s Thumb, to the Widow Maker…this trail has […]

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Things to Think About When Buying New Brakes

Things to Think About When Buying New Brakes Brakes are one of the most replaced parts of your car or truck. Brakes wear down easily because they work hard for you every single time you drive. The harder it is for your car to stop, the more work they do.  If you suspect you may […]

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R1 Concepts: Shipping Delays Due to Covid

If you’re reading this, thank you for being one of our valued customers. We want you to know that yes, we are aware that some of you are experiencing delays in shipping and we thank you for being patient. On our end, we are working tirelessly to get your shipment to you as soon as […]

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5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Brakes

It’s natural to want to extend the life of your car parts. We all know replacing them can be tedious and pricey. The average life of brake discs is between 80,000 and 120,000 miles. With this in mind, we put together 5 ways to help you maximize the life of your brake discs.  1.) Weight […]

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