Brake Shoes vs Brake Pads (and Replacement Cost)

brake pads vs brake shoes

Today, cars are more customizable than ever. There are options for exterior color(s), interiors, features, technology, seats, and almost everything in between. While disc brakes with pads are pretty much standard on any new car these days, it wasn’t always like that. Those looking to buy a specific type of used car need to understand … Read more

Brake Drums and Shoes (How Do They Work?)

drum style parking brake

The brake drum has a similar working principle as a brake disc. When someone puts their foot on the brake pedal in their car, the brake shoes press up against a surface that is spinning. This spinning surface is the brake drum and they are usually located on the rear wheels of a vehicle. The … Read more