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MXA WRENCH TECH: HOW TO REPLACE REAR BRAKE PADS WITHOUT REMOVING THE REAR WHEEL

There are two ways to replace rear brake pads: either by removing the rear wheel or keeping it on. We recommend that you remove the rear wheel if you think that there’s a problem with the caliper or brake system. Otherwise, it’s easy to replace brake pads without removing the rear wheel. We will show you the second method. Please visit www.motocrossactionmag.com to see the video on how to replace rear brake pads with this method. Brake pads should be replaced once the thickness in any pad is less t…

MXA TEAM TESTED: MAGNUM 2KEWL COOLER BRAKE PADS

    WHAT IS IT? Magnum 2Kewl Cooler brake pads have a large, finned heat sink built into the brake pads? base. The heat sink draws heat out of the pads, and the fin allows for air cooling. WHAT’S IT COST? $36.95. CONTACT? www.magnum-braking.com or (800) 783-5859. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with Magnum 2Kewl Cooler brake pads. (1) Concept. Heat is a natural byproduct of friction. There is no way around it. If you want to stop, it’s going to get hot. The questio…

MXA TEAM TESTED: QTM-BREMBO OVERSIZE 270mm ROTOR:

WHAT IS IT? An oversize, full-floating, 270mm QTM/Brembo rotor with a billet bracket and slider pin.        WHAT’S IT COST? $299.00. CONTACT? www.qtmi.com  or  (714) 575-5000. WHAT’S IT DO? QTM is based in Anaheim, California. QTM is the American distributor for a wide range of top-notch products, including Marchesini (forged Supermoto wheels), Sparco (race car driving suits) and Brembo brakes. QTM did not reinvent the wheel with their 270mm oversize fro…

MOTOCROSS ACTION PRODUCT TEST: AP RACING ORR BRAKE PADS

WHAT IS IT? AP Racing’s ORR sintered metallic brake pads use material with a high friction coefficient that works over a broad temperature range. ORR is an acronym for Offroad Racing. WHAT’S IT COST? $35.99 (a pair). CONTACT? www.apbrakesusa.com or (562) 945-1098. WHAT STANDS OUT? Here’s a list of things that stand out with AP Racing’s ORR brake pads. (1) Friction rating. Brake pads are designated by an A through H friction rating, with H being the highest coefficient number. The ORR pads are designated…