Brakes, Rotors & Pads Buying Guide
Upgrading your vehicle’s braking system can seem like a daunting task. But in reality, it’s simple when you have the brake buying guides below. If you’re stumped on which accessories to buy, our help guides will point you in the right direction. Want to bolt on a burly brake mod, but don’t know how yet? No problem, we’ve got you covered with the installation guide that will have your vehicle up and running in no time. We even have in-depth technical brake articles, which is perfect if you want to learn how brake components work.
New to Brake Systems? Start Here
When it comes to shopping for brake pads, it’s good to learn about the different types available. So, be sure to read this article before you buy your next set.
A sure way to build a superior braking system is to bolt on a set of performance brake rotors. In this guide, we tell you which style you need and why.
Want to know what brake pads stop the fastest cars? If so, you’ll like how we review our top 10 best-selling brake pad brands and their features in this article.
You know slotted rotors & drilled rotors add stopping power, but probably wonder which one is better. Well, no worries, we tell you all about them in this comparison.
Install Guides & How-to's
Finding the perfect set of brake pads also means installing them. Lucky for you, we put together a list of steps to simplify your performance brake pad installation.
Replacing brake rotors can be a tricky task. But, after reading our guide on How to Install Brake Rotors, you’ll have them swapped out in no time.
No matter which style of pad you choose, they won’t last if you don’t install them properly. So, make sure to follow our guide on How to Bed in Brake Pads.
Air bubbles in your braking system can be dangerous. So, if you loosened hoses or fittings while replacing pads, you’ll need our guide to bleeding brakes.
Don’t get hosed by leaks after your stainless steel brake lines installation by following our nifty guide. We’ll tell you how to get the job done the right way.
Advanced Topics & Comparison Articles
Some vehicles use disk or drum brakes on the rear axle, but what’s the real difference? We answer this question and tell you which one is better in this article.
Brake shoes and brake pads have been around for ages, but when it comes to performance, there can only be one winner. So, read which one is the best in this article.
When buying brake pads there are typically two main materials to choose from, Ceramic or Semi-Metallic. Here we'll explore the pros and cons of each and help guide you to the best fit for your driving style and vehicle type.