Both systems generate friction to slow the wheels, but they use different designs to do it.
Learning the cryptic codes on the brake pad or shoe will tell you a lot of information.
The micrometer’s features include sharp, black graduations on satin chrome finish and a jaw depth of 3.5-in.
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.