How Do Disc Brakes Work?

new car disc brake in workshop.

Understanding how a brake disc works would enable you to see more the importance of brakes. A disc brake, of course, is one type of brakes. It makes use of calipers that squeeze pairs of pads against a rotor or a disc to create the necessary friction to make the car stop. This action slows …

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Types of Fuel Injection System

Mechanic is cleaning the fuel injector.

Old cars have the carburetor for regulating their speed and acceleration. The carburetor does this by regulating the ratio of fuel and air that goes into the engine. But with the onset of the fuel injection system, contemporary cars are now equipped with a more efficient way of varying speed.  The fuel injection system was …

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How Does Drum Brake Work?

A mechanic is replacing a drum brake.

The Drum brake was once the standard method for stopping vehicles. With the introduction of the disc brake, its use became secondary to the disc brake. Disc brakes, of course, come with greater braking force. Hence, automobile manufacturers consider it a safer type of brake than the drum brake. The drum brake, however, did not …

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Best Carburetor For A Chevy 350

Engine block display for Chevy 350 model.

Now, if you are one of those who are still using a vehicle equipped with a Chevy 350, and you happen to be looking for a replacement carburetor for your Chevy 350. If you asked some expert mechanics about which engine became the corporate standard of GM for quite a long time, they would say …

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Best Carburetor for 351 Windsor

Engine set display for W351 model.

One of the longest-serving types of engines produced by Ford Motor Company is the Ford Small Block 351 cu in (5.8 L). This engine comes in a series of automobile V8 engines. But it was first rolled out by Ford in July 1961. It stayed in use until its use for trucks was discontinued after …

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AC Compressor Clutch Replacement Cost

the process and cost of replacing AC compressor clutch.

Although the clutch of your car’s AC compressor is busted, you can still drive your car safely. Yet, the more you prolong the replacement of the AC compressor clutch, the more costly it would be. The damage may spread to other parts of your AC system. So, you will be required to foot a more …

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