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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)
 

PFM Tests Raybestos Police Rotors

By PFM Staff

As a sidebar to the 2010 police brake pad tests conducted by Police Fleet Manager magazine, one police package Charger was fitted with Raybestos police rotors, front and rear, in addition to Raybestos police pads, front and rear. This car was run with a group of other Dodge Chargers for a series of brake pad tests.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 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)
 

Update: GM Law Enforcement Product Council

By Staff LAW and ORDER

Read about GM's IWT Work Truck Package, the commercial truck package for the Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Crew Cab, as well as more updates from the council.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2008)
 

Dodge Police Advisory Board: Spring 2008 Update

By PFM Staff

Read the Dodge Police Advisory Board's update for Spring 2008.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2008)
 

OE-Equivalent Police Brake Pads

By Jennifer Gavigan

Choosing the right brake pad is vital to officer safety. Take a look at five brake pad manufacturers/distributors and the OE-equivalent police package brake pads they recommend.

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

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 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)
 
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