Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

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

The Basics of Brake Noise: The Quiet Braking Checklist

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 7, 2014 1:17:01 PM

Brake noise is one of those aggravating problems that can take some time to diagnose properly. It is tempting to reach for some lubricant, but this is just a short term fix that doesn’t address the true causes of the problem. So what causes brake noise, and how do we fix it?

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Topics: Tips and Info, Brake Maintenance

More Expensive Is Not Always The Best Option: Choosing the Right Brake Pads and Brake Fluid For Your Classic Car

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Aug 25, 2014 4:51:11 PM

Brake pads and brake fluid are two important yet often overlooked components of every braking system. Neither of these items has the same wow factor as a fancy rotor upgrade, but just like rotors, brake pads are wear parts that need proper attention so you can get the most out of your classic ride’s brake system.  We can make the same case for your brake fluid too.  Brake fluid is not a wear part in the traditional sense of the word, but over time, brake fluid goes bad.

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Tips and Info, brake fluids, Brake Pads, Brake Maintenance

How To Series: Syringe Bleeding the Master Cylinder

Posted by toby on Mar 20, 2014 9:07:34 AM

 

 
Plastic Syringe for Bleeding Brakes

 

Some of our customers wonder why we include syringes with our disc brake conversion kits and how to use them. This illustrated post explains brake system syringes and how to use them.

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Topics: How To Series, Bleed a Master Cylinder, Brake Maintenance

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