Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Spring Checklist

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM

It’s that exciting time of year when you get to dust off your classic and enjoy the fruits of your labor in the warm weather that spring brings. Just like spring cleaning your house, you’ll want to do annual maintenance, service, and prevention checks to make sure your investment is functioning in tip-top shape. Find out how to prep your car for spring, including the top three most important checks you can’t afford to overlook.

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Topics: tech tip, Brake Maintenance

The Benefits of Booster Pin Depth Gauges

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 24, 2020 2:12:00 PM

Let’s talk about booster pin depth and why it’s important. The booster pin depth, which is often overlooked when installing a new master cylinder, can drastically affect the comfort and efficiency of your driving experience. We’ll discuss symptoms of improper depth and how to properly set it.

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Topics: tech tip, Brake Maintenance

Benefits of Proportioning Valve Bleeding Tool

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 21, 2020 7:00:00 AM

The process of bleeding your brakes is necessary to ensure all air bubbles are removed from your brake system and that it’s functioning as efficiently as possible. While the task of bleeding the brakes can be messy and frustrating, we try to make it as easy as possible with our Tech Tips and custom tools designed specifically for this job. In addition to our syringe bleeder kit, we offer a proportioning valve centering tool, also referred to as a bleeder tool, to place in your combination valve prior to bleeding. Eliminate the problem of having to reset a proportioning valve by using our simple tool.

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Topics: tech tip, Brake Maintenance

How to Prep Your Car for Spring

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 19, 2020 4:00:00 PM

It’s that exciting time of year when you get to dust off your classic and enjoy the fruits of your labor in the warm weather that spring brings. Just like spring cleaning your house, you’ll want to do annual maintenance, service, and prevention checks to make sure your investment is functioning in tip-top shape. Find out how to prep your car for spring, including the top three most important checks you can’t afford to overlook.

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Topics: tech tip, Brake Maintenance

Winterizing and Yearly Brake Maintenance

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 29, 2018 3:07:56 PM

For some of us, we have been fortunate enough that we have been able to enjoy our classic cars much later in the year than normal. Others were forced to put them to bed quite some time ago. If you are one of the few that has enjoyed the fall and early winter months but are now looking to put the car away for a short period of time, you probably are still going to follow your traditional checklist for winterizing your vehicle. That will include a wash and wax, a fuel stabilizer for the fuel system, changing the oil and all of the other normal stuff.

We are here as a reminder to say…………don’t forget the brake system!!

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Topics: How To Series, Brake System Upgrades, Brake Maintenance

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