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Stopping the World! Together

Stopping the World! Together

R1 Concepts thrived because of our incredible team. We worked together as one team. Thank you for being here with us: let’s make 2021 even better. We collected our favorite moments – watch our video. We’re in this together Help slow spread of COVID-19 Wear cloth face coverings and remain 6 feet apart. Get R1 […]

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How Brake Fades Get You in Trouble

A brake fade isn’t a trend (like the hairstyle), regardless of what the name suggests. It isn’t something that you want to happen to yourself, and you’d like to avoid it at all costs. Here’s why. What is a brake fade? A brake fade is what happens when you notice a decrease in your brake’s […]

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The Best Brake Pad Shims For Your Driving Style

There are two main types of brake pad shims and deciding which one to get might be difficult, but that’s why this article exists.  What are brake pad shims? The noise that your brakes make is often attributed to the rotors and the pads, however, sometimes, it could just be your lack of brake pad […]

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What Causes Brake Pedal Pulsation or Vibration?

Your brake system is responsible for the very tedious job of slowing down and stopping your vehicle. This job gets very difficult especially when you drive at high speeds. Your brakes often reach very high temperatures caused by the friction it uses to slow your vehicle down. This makes it common for people to meet […]

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How to Detect Bad Caliper Symptoms

Do you feel like something’s wrong with your brakes, but you can’t seem to point it out? Are you trying to diagnose your vehicle’s calipers, but you aren’t sure whether they’re the problem or not? Fear not, because listed below are some of the symptoms that you should be looking out for if your caliper’s […]

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The Rolls Royce Phantom and the Big Brake Kit: A Perfect Pairing

For decades, Rolls Royce has always been a brand name synonymous with quality. They’ve developed a reputation of crafting vehicles that aren’t just durable, but that are built to more than stand the test of time. They offer superior build quality to the point where, according to one recent study, at least 65% of all […]

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How to Bed Brakes to Improve Braking Power

If you’ve recently gone to the mechanic and heard the phrase, ‘bed your brakes’, and you’re wondering what it means, then you’ve come to the right article.  What does ‘bedding your brakes’ even mean? Bedding your brakes is a phrase used in the automotive industry that basically means breaking them in. You do this to […]

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