BRAKEDOWN: an ongoing collection of news and notes from around the brake industry

Frenkit announced the launch of its new product category: SUPERKIT, the ultimate solution to repair or replace all the components of your brake caliper.


Wilwood announced that it now has six-lug, truck-grade, rear brake conversions for 1963-87 Chevy C10 and GMC C15 pickups and related SUVs. Designed to complement existing six-lug front brake kits, the DynaPro rear kit features 11.00” diameter rotors, while the Dynalite kit features 12.19” rotors, both with internal drum parking brakes.


GM Authority has learned that the 2022 Chevy Tahoe and 2022 Chevy Suburban both offer expanded availability of the optional Brembo brake package.


Util Group announced that it is significantly increasing its manufacturing capabilities in its brand-new Monterey, Mexico plant with the installation of a new 1,100 T fine blanking press.


TSE Brakes announced this week that George Adams has joined the organization as Director OEM Sales, US. In this role, Adams will be responsible for leading the efforts to achieve and exceed TSE goals with the targeted Truck and Trailer OEMs for the US Market.


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