Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Tech Tip: Don't Forget The Tools For The Brake Lines!

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 31, 2019 3:37:35 PM

Much of what we like about a well-built street rod or muscle car can be considered art. From the exterior paint to a custom leather interior or even the high-performance engine, everything takes a skilled craftsman and an ability to make things happen at a high level. Many of these people should rightfully be considered artists.

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Topics: Tips and Info, Master Power Brakes, tech tip, Brake Line Tools

Tech Tip: Bleeding By The Numbers

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 3, 2018 10:28:12 AM

At Master Power Brakes we are in and among brakes everyday of the week and as a result some things have become second nature to us. We talk about processes and even perform them quite often and sometimes we don’t stop to think that others might not actually realize or understand what we are talking about or doing.

The bleeding of brakes is one of those things. We assume that everyone knows what it means to bleed the brakes and how to go about doing. However when we actually speak to someone it can become really obvious that we need to take a step back and explain the process. So with that being said let's discuss what bleeding the brakes truly means, how to do it and why.

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Topics: Tips and Info, tech tip, bleed your brakes

Tech Tip: Choosing The Right Brake Fluid For Your Ride!

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Aug 31, 2018 2:38:00 PM

Let’s be clear up front – if your brake fluid has not been changed in over a year, you are past-due to replace it. Brake fluid is hygroscopic- it naturally absorbs water from humidity present in the air. Therefore, it requires regular maintenance.

 

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Topics: Tips and Info, tech tip, brake fluids

Choosing The Right Booster For Your Ride

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 1, 2018 10:46:19 AM

”I want to convert my car to power brakes from the current manual brakes but there are so many options of different booster sizes. Can you help me pick the correct one?”

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Topics: How To Series, Tips and Info, tech tip, Brake Boosters, Vacuum Booster, Choosing the Right Booster

Picking the Right Proper Vacuum Hose For Your Brake System

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Because we are gear heads, we take every chance to look under the hoods during car shows and swap meets.  One of our guys just got back from a big show and he was surprised by how a mistake he saw so many times. 

To use his words, “How could something like this be wrong on so many vehicles?”

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Topics: How To Series, Master Power Brakes, tech tip, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Converting Power Assisted Brakes, vacuum hose, the right vacuum hose, brake system hose

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