Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Winterizing and Yearly Brake Maintenance

Posted by mpbrakes1 on Jan 7, 2016 7:26:33 AM

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: Brake Maintenance, brake system winterization, winterizing brakes

Spring Forward With Preventative Brake Maintenance

Posted by toby on Mar 19, 2015 4:10:41 PM

The snow is melting over much of the country, and spring is finally in the air.   If you have spent a long, hard winter dreaming about taking a spin in your classic car, the waiting is almost over.  The key to a successful first outing is preparation, and we have a plan to get you safely back out on the road where you belong.

We always recommend brake service as a part of your winterizing routine, but even seasoned car owners slack off now and then.  Some of the steps outlined below are not necessary if you performed them prior to storing your car for winter.  That said, if you fell into slacker mode last fall, you’ll want to follow each of these steps below to ensure safe operation of your vehicle.

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Topics: Brake Maintenance, classic cars, How To Series

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