Monthly Archives February 2014

Brake Fluid Chart

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ABC of Brake Fluid


Article by Matt Robertson 


Leland-West Classis Car Insurance 

Matt is the Managing Partner at Leland-West Insurance Brokers, Inc. He started with the firm while still a college student, way back in 1984. According to Matt his only remaining hobby is Motorsport … because its all he can afford (“will work for tires”). Reach him at

What Do The Boiling Points Mean?

Simply put, brakes work by converting forward momentum into heat: The brake caliper – mounted on the vehicle’s suspension – contacts the rotor – mounted on the spinning wheel – and squeezes it. This heats the brakes up. A lot. Heat obviously transfers into the rotors and the vehicle’s hubs...

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