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  • Bedding in Pagid Street+ brake pads
    November 21, 2023

    Bedding in Pagid Street+ brake pads

    STREET+ by PAGID Racing – Bedding in After fitting new brake discs and pads, the friction surfaces of both components need a certain time to adapt to one-another. In order to guarantee a safe and trouble-free function of the brake,...

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  • Turbulator or non-turbulator?
    October 2, 2023

    Turbulator or non-turbulator?

    Looking to identify if you have Turbulator or Non-Turbulator rotors?  Here's how! IMPORTANT - To identify if these are the Turbulator or Non turbulator style rotor, measure the air-gap between the rotor surfaces and the metal disc thickness. There were...

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  • Identifying your STaSIS hardware kit
    October 2, 2023

    Identifying your STaSIS hardware kit

    When replacing your STaSIS(tm)/Alcon rotors, you should also replace the hardware at the same time.  Stasis had several versions of the hardware so you will need to identify which hardware you have in order to order the correct kit.  Hardware...

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  • Rotor directional vanes
    October 2, 2023

    Rotor directional vanes

    Rotors/Discs may be unidirectional but for high performance many have directional vanes and slots.  Alcon rotors/discs will come with a Left and Right designation.  If you cannot find that or are using a different rotor, his should help you correctly...

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  • Inspecting your Alcon brakes
    October 2, 2023

    Inspecting your Alcon brakes

    Racing brakes, unlike those fitted and used on Road Cars are subject to continually high temperatures and stress and therefore must be serviced correctly if they are to give continuing good performance. The main items to be looked at very...

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  • Brake bleeding tips
    October 2, 2023

    Brake bleeding tips

      Brake bleed procedure 1. Installation notes 1.1. Use a high performance ethylene glycol based fluid such as Castrol Racing Fluid or, for higher temperature use, Castrol SRF. Do not use silicone brake fluid. Brake fluid is hygroscopic and the boiling...

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  • How to bleed your brakes - Manual method
    October 2, 2023

    How to bleed your brakes - Manual method

      Let It Bleed To properly bleed the brakes, start with a couple of 8-ounce cans of fresh brake fluid. An unopened can has a long shelf life. An opened can should be discarded within a few weeks. Get the...

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  • Understanding brake balance
    October 2, 2023

    Understanding brake balance

    BRAKE BALANCE Safety regulations require that racing cars, other than veteran or vintage, must have two separate brake systems so that in the case of a hydraulic failure, one system will remain operative - giving the driver some chance of reducing the intensity of the impending impact!
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