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Anytime you purchase a new master cylinder, it's important to remove all the air before installing it. Here is a very helpful video tutorial that will show you how to bench bleed a new master cylinder.
Manual Brake Bleeding
Manual brake bleeding can be one of the most efficient ways to bleed the air out of your brake lines. Speedway Motors has created a guide to show you step-by-step how to manually bleed your brakes.
Braking Components - Selection and Design
Looking for a performance or custom brake set-up? Whether you're replacing components or building your brakes from scratch, you may wonder what size master cylinder or booster to use. No need to worry, just follow our handy guide.
241 Hemi Long Block Rebuild Part Two
In this follow-up installment, Speedway Motors employee Tim M. continues his journey to revive his 241 Hemi destined for his '29 roadster build. We pick up as Tim prepares to drop his disassembled long block with a machine shop to be inspected.
Speedway Tech Talk - Ford Juice Brakes Versus Self-Energizing Brakes
Tim talks about the difference between juice brakes and self-energizing brakes.
Frontend Alignment Basics
Before you decide to align the frontend of your street rod or race car, it's important to learn some of the basics first. We can help diagnose common handling issues and teach you the differences between camber, caster, and toe.
Custom Engine Mounts in a '29
Tim's at it again! This time 'round he finally gets a chance to see what that Red Ram 241 Hemi will look like in his '29 roadster. Since he can't do anything the easy way, he walks us through building a set of custom mounts.
Brake Fluid - Properties and Specifications
So what's the difference between DOT 3 and DOT 4, or DOT 5 and DOT 5.1? Every type of brake fluid has a specific boiling point and water absorbing quality and we can show you which fluid is best for your application.
Braking Performance and Diagnosis
So you've bleed your brakes, but you're still having trouble with that squishy pedal. If you're certain you have the air out of your brake lines; follow our guide to help check your master cylinder, booster, pedal ratios, and line pressures.
Red Ram Revival Part Two
Speedway Motors employee Tim M. Decided to take us along as he revives his 241 "Baby Hemi". In this installment, Tim helps his project breathe a bit better with and Edmunds 2x2 intake, topped with a pair of Speedway Motors' own "9 Super 7" carbs.