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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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Know Your Brake Wear

Brake systems, like tires, should wear evenly at all times. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. So if your vehicle is experiencing brake wear, and you want to know how to address it, this article is for you.  Even Wear The first type of brake wear is even worn. This happens when your brake systems are […]

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Off-Road Week: Behind the Scenes with R1 Concepts

Off-Road Week: Behind the Scenes with R1 Concepts Mudding, sand racing, rock crawling, overlanding or plowing through the snow…off-roading can look differently, but one thing is the same: it’s about venturing off the beaten-path and discovering unexplored terrain. Because when you lose yourself…you find yourself. Check out our video above for exclusive, behind the scenes […]

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Off-Road Week: Toyota Edition

See RoqTaco Go!Check out our behind the scenes footage as Rex powers over sand! Sand racing is the highest speed type of off-roading.Introducing RoqTacoA 2017 Toyota Tacoma built to be an overlander, sporting R1 Concepts’ Big Brake Kit. This is RexFollow Rex and his off-roading adventures with RoqTaco on Instagram: @RoqTacoAdventureSometimes you need to lose yourself to find […]

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Introducing Off-Road Week! (Jeep Edition)

Where are all the Off-Roaders? It’s Off-Road Week! Sometimes you have a need for speed, sometimes you have to slow downnnn to a crawl. . .on the rocks, of course.  The crew recently got back from crawling the Poison Spider Trail rocks at Moab with a bunch of friends. The steep inclines and declines were […]

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Should I Buy New Rotors or Should I Just Turn Them?

You might want to save a few bucks by turning your rotors instead of purchasing new ones, but in most cases, it’s not worth it. Keep reading to find out why.  What does ‘turning’ brake rotors mean? Turning brake rotors essentially ‘heals’ your brake rotors by correcting any warpage that may have occurred during your […]

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