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The Ultimate Guide to Brake Pads

The History of Brake Pads The first caliper-type disc brakes brakes were developed in England during the 1890’s by Frederick William Lanchester, who was the first to also patent the designs. His initial designs utilized copper due to the lack of different types of metals, which didn’t fair well against the dusty, unpaved roads of the […]

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When Do I Need to Replace My Car’s Brake Pads?

Brakes are something that we take for granted. You expect them to work each and every time that you’re driving your vehicle, but there comes a time when you need to replace your brake pads (or brake shoes). On average, your brake pads should be replaced around every 50,000 miles, but that number can change […]

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