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Five advantages of disc brakes include that they are more reliable, more stable working, can be used on a variety of vehicles, are self adjusting, and the pads are next to the spinning rotor. Disc brakes are often chosen over drum brakes.

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What year did they start disc brakes on jeep?

Wagonners, pickups, and the Jeepster had disc brakes in 1972. The CJ did not get disc brakes until 1977.

Removeal of 1998 Honda accord disc brakes.?

The DX and LX models with the 4 cylinder engine have front disc and rear drum brakes. The LX and EX models with the V6 engine have four wheel disc brakes. You can tell these cars at a glance by their five lug wheel hubs and dual exhaust pipes. The 4 cylinder EX models come with front disc and rear drum brakes standard, but if they are equipped with antilock brakes (ABS) then they come with four wheel disc brakes.

What is the function of disc brakes?

Disc brakes stop a vehicle more efficiently than drum brakes.

State two advantages of disc brakes compared to drum brakes?

Disc brakes are not subject to "fade" which occurs when drum brakes overheat and lose the ability to stop, another advantage of disc brakes is that they tend to stop in a straight line unlike drum brakes which often "pull" to one side. Yet another advantage of disc brakes is that they self adjust by drawing brake fluid in behind the piston while it is common for the self adjusters in drum brakes to seize due to corrosion then the drum brakes quit adjusting then the brake pedal goes lower and lower.

What GM cars in or around 1965 came with rear disc brakes?

Four-wheel disc brakes were introduced in 1965 on the Corvette. Some AMC vehicles had Disc Brakes, and the Studebaker Avanti also had Disc Brakes. I know of no other American vehicles in 1965 with disc brakes. FYI, the 1948 Tucker had Disc Brakes as standard equipment. Only 51 examples were ever made.

Can you replace pad brakes with disc brakes?

pad brakes are disc brakes, it's known as changing brake pads for disc setup and changing brake shoes with drum brake setup.

Does a Ford Explorer have disc or drum brakes?

On a Ford Explorer : There are disc brakes on the front and ( starting with the 1995 model year ) there are disc brakes on the rear also ( instead of drum brakes on the rear )

Does your 99 Ford Explorer have disc or drum brakes?

disc brakes , front and rear

Are disc brakes the best bicycle brakes?

Depends on what you mean by best. Disc brakes tend to offer the most braking power for a given amount of force applied at the lever. But a disc brake setup is heavier and has poorer aerodynamics than caliper brakes. And disc brakes wear faster than drum brakes, roller brakes and band brakes. Disc brakes are not as well sealed as drums or rollers, so performance will still be slightly weather dependent.

Were disc brakes available on 1967 firebird?

Front disc brakes were available on some models

Does your 1995 explorer sport have disc or drum rear brakes?

disc brakes , front and rear

How do you tighten brakes on a 2002 Honda 400?

You have disc brakes front and rear. Disc brakes are self adjusting. If the brakes are poor, you have a problem and it needs attention.

What are the advantages of a compact disc?

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What are two innovation that bike brakes?

Disc brakes and drum brakes.

Do drum brakes work better than disk brakes?

No, they are inferior to disc brakes. Drum brakes were used from the beginning of the auto up until the late 60s. Drum brakes are more prone to overheating than disc brakes. Disc brakes also shed water much better than drum brakes which improves stopping distance in wet conditions. Disc brakes apply pressure more evenly than drum brakes thus improving stopping distance. Disc brakes are superior in every way.

Does a 1991 Mazda Protege DX have brake pads or disc brakes?

it either has front disc brakes and rear drum or it has front and rear disc bakes. look for a flat disc in the front and back - those are front and rear disc brakes-they take pads. The drum brakes take shoes.

Can you put disc brakes on a 1992 civic with drum brakes?

Yes there are kits out there where you can convert drums to disc

Does the 2003 Camry have disc brakes on the rear of the vehicle?

No, the 2003 Camry does not have disc brakes on the rear of the vehicle.

Do all iroc Camaros have rear disc brakes?

Not all Iroc Z's have rear disc brakes. It was an option for all Camaros not just the Irocs for the rear disc brakes. Most likely if your car has the code G80(RPO codes are listed in the glove box in the center console) then it will have Rear disc brakes. However ALL 5.7L IROCs do have rear disc brakes.

Front disc brakes 1995 ford?

The front disc brakes for a 1995 Ford can be purchased at auto parts stores such as Pep Boys. The prices for the front disc brakes start at $120.00.

Do you have disc brakes or drum brakes on your 1998 Pontiac grand prix gtp supercharge?

front and rear are disc

What are disc brakes made of?

Depending on the car, some disc brakes are made of steel, aluminum or carbon fiber.

What is the first year the dodge charger had disc brakes?

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