You’ve probably heard of “Brembo brakes.” They are appearing on more and more FCA cars we hear from Rockland Chrysler of Nanuet, NY, so we thought we’d pen a quick history for you. Brembo S.p.A. is an Italian manufacturer of automotive brake systems, especially for high-performance cars and motorcycles. It was established in 1961 in Bergamo (Italy). Today, with 5400 … [Read more...] about The History of Brembo Brakes
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The automotive world is filled with lots of myths and misconceptions. Who knows why so many seem exist but everyone who owns a car has heard some. Its inevitable. In this article, we will touch upon some of six common myths and examine reasons why they don’t hold water. All-season tires offer better grip on wet roads Well, not really. Actually, summer tires have better grip … [Read more...] about Six Top Automotive Myths
“They sure don’t make them like they used to.” How many times have you heard that about vintage cars? According to those that believe in the “good old days,” cars were simpler and more solid years ago. And those old road-locomotives could take a hit. There was so much metal in the cars of the 50s and 60s cars that the driver and passengers were basically surrounded in a metal … [Read more...] about Bigger Isn’t Always Better
Cars today are light years ahead in terms of safety than the cars of yesteryear. Today’s cars offer hundreds of safety features, many of which are designed right into the car structure. The result is that deaths and injuries due to car accidents have plummeted since the early days. But it didn’t happen overnight. With the help of DCH Chrysler of Temecula, CA, we have put … [Read more...] about A Timeline of Safety Advances
Inside your engine and transmission are a lot of things rotating and pounding away; you know stuff like pistons, flywheels, torque convertors, crankshafts, etc. As a result, when running, your engine block, and everything attached to it, has a tendency to vibrate and bounce around a bit. Fortunately, you won’t feel this because all this vibration is absorbed by your engine … [Read more...] about Are Your Engine Mounts Bad?