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Raybestos Brake Tech School, Part 3: Fluids, Calipers & Master Cyclinders

By PFM Staff

This Foundation Brake class covers hydraulic braking theory, brake system dynamics, diagnostics, troubleshooting, repair techniques, preventive maintenance practices, rotor resurfacing techniques, bench and on-car lathe operation, brake pad materials and noise and dust solutions.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2010)
 

DBA Police-spec Rotors

By Ron Hix

For more than 40 years, Disc Brakes Australia has been a leader in high performance, racing and OE disc brakes throughout the world, and has produced a world class performance product for law enforcement and emergency vehicles.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Raybestos Brake Tech School Part Two: Rotor Turning, Lightweight Rotors & Slotted Rotors

By PFM Staff

The second day of the four-day Affinia-Raybestos Brake Tech School addressed topics such as the importance of maintaining the bench lathe, the disadvantages of lightweight rotors, how to properly balance rotors, and the drawbacks of drilled and slotted rotors.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2010)
 

Raybestos Brake Tech School, Part One: Rotors Don't Warp

By PFM Staff

The brake tech school is all about brake jobs, accurate diagnosis, fixing it right the first time and preventing comebacks—not about what brand of pad or rotor is better than another.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2010)
 

Overheard at the Police Fleet Expo

By Ed Sanow

Compared to all other retail and even admin police vehicles, rapid brake wear is a reality of patrol vehicles. Rapid brake wear is normal, should be expected and is not actually a problem! Read Ed Sanow's column, Police Lane.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Raybestos Beta-Site Brake Testing

By Ed Sanow

In addition to its own internal performance and wear tests and independent lab dynamometertesting, Affinia Global Brake and Chassis does police field testing with its Raybestos brand of brake components.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2009)
 

Brake Maintenance: ABS

By Kevin Roberts

The modern ABS system has advanced from a crude, real-wheel antilock system to a very sophisticated four-wheel, computer-managed control system. Find out how to maintain it properly.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2008)
 

New Harleys Tested by MSP

By PFM Staff

The Michigan State Police also tested the new Harleys - the Electra Glide and the Road King.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2006)
 

New Harley-Davidson Police Motors

By John Bellah

Harley-Davidson has introduced two upgraded, police-spec motors. The Los Angeles County Sheriff tested them for the first time.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2006)
 

2007 Michigan State Police Patrol Vehicle Tests

By PFM Staff

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(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2006)
 
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