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Performance Friction Brakes

By Romig, Hilary

The CarbonMetallic brake pads from Performance Friction are, or have been, Original Equipment on a wide variety of police package sedans, crossovers, and SUVs. More than ‘OE-equivalent”’ friction materials, the brakes from Performance Friction are often the original OE solution for severe duty use.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2016)
 

ASE Brake Quiz

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Brake Quiz and find out how much you know (or don't know) about your fleet's brakes.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2013)
 

2013 Police Fleet Expo Southwest

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Hundreds of police fleet professionals, auto manufacturers and aftermarket manufacturers met in Fort Worth at the Police Fleet Expo – Southwest. The exhibit hall had all the right people in face-to-face dialogues, while the educational sessions were tips from the nation’s best.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2013)
 

Torque Wrenches

By John Bellah

Is one kind of torque wrench better than another? Lots of kinds exist. As long as they are accurate, all should work equally as well. However, if you are working on a complex project with various different torque readings, the old-fashioned “beam” wrench may be the more versatile tool.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2014)
 

Ford Police Interceptor Tech Training

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The police PI Sedan is not a retail Taurus when it comes to tech training. The police PI Utility is not a retail Explorer when it comes to tech training. Both are a 30-year jump in technology over—and nothing like—the Ford CVPI. There is no substitute for hands-on training.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Overheard at PFE-Southwest

By Ed Sanow

Overheard at PFE-Southwest

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2012)
 

Dodge Police Advisory Board

By Roxie Thomas

The new Daimler-Chrysler Police Advisory Board met for the first time in September. Read more about that meeting.

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

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)
 

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 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)
 
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