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How to Grease Brake Calipers for Smooth Operation

Noisy brakes can be a nuisance. If you’re wondering how to grease brake calipers for silent and effective braking, you’re in the right place. We’ll walk through the importance of the right brake lubricant and provide a straightforward, step-by-step process to properly apply it, all while avoiding common pitfalls and mistakes. Get ready to enhance […]

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How to Lubricate Brakes Properly: A Step-by-Step Guide

Maintaining your brakes is not as daunting as it may seem, and lubrication is a critical part of the process. Our guide breaks down the steps on how to lubricate brakes, ensuring you use the right materials for effective results. Let’s cut through the complexity and get straight to the heart of brake maintenance—keeping you […]

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Why Your Parking Brake Light Stays On & How to Fix It

When your parking brake light stays on, it’s a clear signal to take immediate action to ensure your vehicle’s safety. In this article, we have identified the causes of why your parking brake lights stays on all the time. Follow R1 Concept’s expert advice to confidently fix the underlying parking brake light issue. Key Takeaways […]

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R1 Concepts Optimum OEP Brake Pads

The Ultimate Guide to choosing the best car brakes

Components Of A Brake Pad Brake pads are one of the most important components of a vehicle’s braking system. Additionally, worn brake pads can cause vibrations and noises when applying the brakes, which can be an indication of a more significant problem with the braking system.

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Step-by-step Installation Guide for a Big Brake Kit

After purchasing a Big Brake Kit to increase the performance of your vehicle, your next step is to get it installed. It’s a similar process to the one you just went through above – remove the bolts, slide the caliper off the rotor, and remove or trim your dust shield as needed.

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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. You want to break these brakes in so that all the unnecessary materials get shaved or burnt off before you actually use the vehicle on the road.

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