A Few Myths About Brake Repair

October 11th, 2016

The mechanics of how disc brakes function haven’t changed much for a long, long time. Sometimes, at Tire Central and Service, we run across customers who 

Brake Repair in Indianapolis INhave some misconceptions about how they work, or about “innovations” in brake design that aren’t really worth it. Here, we’d like to clear up some of those myths:

Q: I see sports sedans and coupes from time to time with holes drilled through the rotors. Is there an advantage to this?

A: Really…no. The idea of drilled rotors is to (in concept, at least) provide better ventilation and disperse heat. In practice, though, those evenly-spaced ...[more]

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