Disc Brakes Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Differences Between Disc And Drum Brakes

Both systems generate friction to slow the wheels, but they use different designs to do it.

Decrypting Brake Pad Edge Codes

Learning the cryptic codes on the brake pad or shoe will tell you a lot of information.

Fowler Extended Range Brake Micrometer

The micrometer’s features include sharp, black graduations on satin chrome finish and a jaw depth of 3.5-in.

VW Rear Disc Brake Piston Retraction And Pad Replacement

With Volkswagen (VW) rear disc brakes, the parking brake is integrated into the caliper. A ratchet mechanism inside the caliper is supposed to automatically adjust the travel of the caliper to maintain the proper clearance between the pad and rotor.