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Clutch Fluid Replacement Service

What is a Clutch Fluid Replacement Service?

What is a Clutch Fluid Replacement Service? Clutch fluid actually doesn’t exist. Clutch fluid is really just brake fluid that is kept in the clutch master cylinder. When you depress the clutch pedal, this fluid flows from the clutch master cylinder into the slave cylinder. The pressure of the fluid is then used to engage […]

Can Cold Weather Affect Brake Fluid

Can Cold Weather Affect Brake Fluid?

Can Cold Weather Affect Brake Fluid? With Winter knocking at our door (quite loudly of late), anyone who owns a vehicle which is left to sleep outside will know the struggle of getting that car up and going each morning, and the lower the mercury falls, the higher the amount of time needed to “defrost” […]

Frozen Brakes On Car In Winter

Frozen Brakes On Car In Winter – Quick Fixes for a Tricky Situation

Frozen Brakes On Car In Winter – Quick Fixes for a Tricky Situation If you live in climates where cold weather is common then it could cause problems for your brakes. Mechanically speaking, cold temperatures don’t actually ruin your vehicle’s brakes. But what they can do is cause your brake rotors and pads to wear […]

Clutch Adjustment

Clutch Adjustment – Importance Of Clutch Pedal Free-Play

Clutch Adjustment – Importance Of Clutch Pedal Free-Play In order to work efficiently, the clutch needs the right amount of play in the linkage between the foot pedal and the clutch operating lever (also known as the release arm or fork). Anything less than the correct amount of free play (or clearance) will result in […]

Broken Clutch Cable Symptoms

Broken Clutch Cable Symptoms

Broken Clutch Cable Symptoms A clutch cable is the steel braided cable found on manual transmission vehicles that connects the transmission clutch linkage to the clutch pedal mechanism. When the pedal is depressed, the clutch cable pulls on the clutch linkage to disengage the clutch so that the transmission can be safely shifted. When the […]

Clutches In Automatic Vehicles

Clutches in Automatic Vehicles – How Does It Work?

Clutches in Automatic Vehicles – How Does It Work? Ever wonder how your transmission knows to shift gears? Why is it that when you stop, the engine doesn’t die? Automatic transmissions – they’re pretty much black magic. The sheer number of moving parts makes them very difficult to comprehend. Your engine connects to your transmission […]

Types Of Brakes

Different Types Of Brakes And Their Applications

Different Types Of Brakes And Their Applications There are several additional components that are involved to ensure car brakes operate smooth on different road conditions and circumstances. Car accidents often happen due to poor braking systems. The more you know about these crucial systems, the better. The brake is one of the most important controlling […]

Brake Specials Near Me

Brake Specials Near Me – Get Front Brakes Fitted with 50% Rear Brakes

Brake Specials Near Me – Get Front Brakes Fitted with 50% Rear Brakes If there is one component of a vehicle that should be well maintained, invested in and understood, it is the brakes on your car. Having a quality, well-installed and reliable brake system is absolutely vital to the safety of yourself, your passengers […]

Brake Replacement Assessments

Brake Replacement Assessments – How Often You Should Replace Brake Component’s

Brake Replacement Assessments – How Often You Should Replace Brake Component’s Brake pads and brake rotors wear out over time. How often brakes should be replaced depends on the brake material, as well as your driving patterns. Brakes perform a vital function for the driver and need to be well maintained to work at their […]

Front Vs Rear Brakes On Motorbikes

Front vs Rear Brakes on Motorbikes – Why Is Your Front Braking System so much More Effective?

Front vs Rear Brakes on Motorbikes – Why Is Your Front Braking System so much More Effective?   Many myths abound when it comes to proper motorcycle braking technique. In the bad old days before Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s (MSF) basic RiderCourse, most new riders were given a five-second class on how to operate a bike: […]

What Are Drilled Brakes And How Do They Work

What Are Drilled Brakes and How do They Work?

What Are Drilled Brakes and How do They Work? There are two major types of high-performance brake rotors — drilled and slotted. We’ll discuss the drilled rotors here and move on to the slotted rotors on the next page. Drilled brake rotors, as the name implies, have holes drilled in them. Having a holes drilled […]

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Best Clutch Brands in South Africa

Best Clutch Brands in South Africa  When your car or truck is stopped, the brakes aren’t the only things keeping your car wheels from rotating. Individuals with a manual transmission know this, because they can often take their foot off the brake and don’t start idling forward. The essential device that engages and disengages the […]

Best Brand Shocks In South Africa

Shock Absorbers: What Are The Best Brand Shocks in South Africa?

Shock Absorbers: What Are The Best Brand Shocks in South Africa? A shock absorber on an automobile does one thing and one thing only, keeps the car from bouncing.  Struts are considerably different. Struts are a structural part of the suspension system and are mounted to the chassis of the vehicle on the top, and […]

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