Lou Calka Jr., Author at Tire Review Magazine
The Care and Feeding of Brake Lathes

How often do you use your brake lathe? Once a month? Once a week? Once a day? If you’re like most tire dealers, your brake lathe is humming along for at least several hours per day, every day. Even a small shop will find a brake lathe to be an indispensable piece of equipment. How

All the Angles

Right Equipment and Knowing What to Look for Cures Alignment Complaints Four-wheel alignments are commonplace in today’s service bays. Even light-duty, 4WD SUVs, such as Honda’s CR-V and Toyota’s RAV4, have independent rear suspensions with both camber and toe adjustments. Even solid, rear-axle vehicles require an alignment head on all four wheels. Without considering rear