Brake FAQs

Can I Use Drum Brakes For Racing ?

Maybe. It all depends on the type of racing, vehicle weight, and speed. Some Drag racers like to use them since they have good starting line holding capabilities. Since they are hydraulic and also use mechanical advantage, they can hold … Read More

What Are The Advantages Of Disc Brakes ?

The main advantage is the ability to dissipate heat. Secondary is the availability of many component options. Drum brake systems have the friction material and surface area located inside the drum. The majority of the heat created is absorbed by … Read More

Which Rear Brake Kit Should I Buy ?

  STRANGE BRAKE KITS ARE DESIGNED FOR DRAG RACING Heat dissipation is insufficient for other uses Pro Series Heavy Duty Brake Kit For an example of this kit see B1700WCThis kit comes with 11.250″ one piece forged slotted steel rotors … Read More

Which Front Brake Kit Should I Buy ?

STRANGE BRAKE KITS ARE DESIGNED FOR DRAG RACING Heat dissipation is insufficient for other uses Replacing the front brakes is a great way to trim weight off the front end to assist in weight transfer. This can mean a savings … Read More