When servicing or rebuilding a GM LS engine (which includes the LQ series), cast iron or aluminum blocks, be aware that there are two versions of cylinder head bolts, based on the design of the specific block.
This tip from Mercedes Benz suggests spraying Zinc Dust Spray Paint onto brake toror surfaces prior to parking/storing any of their models for extended periods.
ADVICS North America Inc. says its brake system achieves a higher level of safety based on engineering expertise and know-how from OEM business.
The Bosch Group has expanded its line of premium QuietCast brake rotors, part of the brand family that includes Bosch top-of-the line QuietCast brake pads.Currently, one out of every three vehicles on the road in North America – domestic, Asian and European – use Bosch braking components., says the company.
Today’s brake pad formulations continue to evolve, but the basics include organic, non-asbestos organic (NAO), semi-metallic and ceramic.
Robert Bosch LLC says the Bosch Braking Components print catalog for 2014 (P/N 2213922) provides a comprehensive listing of all of the company’s friction lines for domestic, Asian and European vehicles in the United States and Canada.
Permatex says its new Permatex single-use Rotor Cleaning Wipe towelette makes it easier to clean and prepare new brake rotors for installation.
Honeywell Friction Materials, a business unit of Honeywell International Inc., grew its aftermarket line by more than 125 new model numbers – covering more than 44 million vehicles – in the second quarter of this year. These new parts will enable technicians to offer premium brake service on a wide range of new and late-model vehicles from both foreign and domestic automotive manufacturers, the company says.
Textar, the world’s leading manufacturer of OE brake pads, now offers a range of German engineered, high carbon brake rotors for European applications.
Affinia Group Inc. has added brake rotors to the Raybestos brakes catalog for the following 2005-2012 models:
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