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NRS Adds 12 Part Numbers for 2015-2021 Vehicle Models

NRS has added 12 new part numbers for 2015-2021 Tesla, Ford, Ram, Jeep, Toyota, Nissan and Kia vehicles to its galvanized brake pad product line. NRS says its galvanized brake pads feature patented NRS friction attachment technology, which adds to the part’s longevity and durability. The chart below includes NRS’s new part numbers, availability, plate

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What Does The Three Leaf Symbol Mean On Brake Pads?

If you are a shop owner or technician, you most likely have seen the three-leaf symbol on the side of a box of brake pads. But do you know what it means and why it’s there? In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we will answer those questions and more. The controversy that

The Real Cost of Cheap Brake Pads

When you look at brake pads these days, corners are being cut and products are being generalized to a highly diverse market. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we’ll tell you how to spot poor-quality brakes and what you can do about it. When we talk about brake pads, the “good enough”

The Evolution of Brake Pad Materials

There have been a lot of changes over the years to brake pad materials and manufacturing methods. We delve into the evolution of brake materials, in this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video. Back in the day, there were only two prominent friction material families – semi-metallics and non-asbestos organics. Semi-metallics were known for

The Brake Pad Copper Controversy

The controversy around copper in brake pads actually started with fish. If you’ve knit your eyebrows together confused, let me explain: Fish find their way to their homes through smell. Over time, biologists realized that copper in the water could short circuit this critical sense fish used to find home. Then, they started to look

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NRS Brakes Launches Brake Pads for Ford and Lincoln Models

NRS Brakes recently launched new galvanized brake pads designed exclusively for the following makes and models: 2017-2020 Ford Fusion, 2015-2020 Ford Edge, 2017-2019 Ford Escape, 2017-2019 Lincoln Continental, 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX, 2018-2020 Lincoln MKZ and the 2019-2020 Lincoln Nautilus.

NRS Brakes Releases Brake Pads for Smaller Kia, Hyundai SUVs

The company will offer galvanized brake pads for the Hyundai Venue and the Kia Soul.

Continental Releases ATE Plastilube Brake Lubricant

Formulated to reduce brake pad noise, Continental says ATE Plastilube also provides protection against corrosion for caliper guide surfaces.

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ZF Aftermarket Releases Two New Brake Pad Product Lines

ZF Aftermarket has released two new brake pad product lines under the TRW brand – TRW Ultra and TRW Pro.

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Video: Engineering Explained Tries To Find The Best Brake Pad

Popular YouTube channel Engineering Explained recently partnered with NRS Brakes to find out what are the differences between expensive and cheaper brake pads.

Bosch Introduces New Aftermarket Parts Covering 4.5 Million Vehicles

The new replacement brake pads, engine management parts and spark plugs offer coverage for select BMW, Fiat, Ford and Mazda applications among others.

Sensing Brake Pad Wear

Brake pad wear sensors have been around for more than 40 years, but in the past decade, their technology has advanced.

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