Let's Hear It For Parts Standardization: $19.95 a Pop For New Civic…

Much as I hate working on the daily driver— where's the fun in that?— the warped rotors on my much-traveled '92 Honda Civic got to shaking enough to detach my pineal gland. Next stop, Lee Auto Supply! » 8/01/10 11:00am 8/01/10 11:00am

Cracked Brake Hoses, Baaaad. New Brake Hoses, Gooooood.

Much as I like to get my parts at the junkyard, I tend to feel a little uncomfortable using junkyard brake hoses. Anyway, there's been a real Spridget drought at my local self-service yards. » 11/28/09 1:00pm 11/28/09 1:00pm

Supplies! Brembo Buys Hayez Lemmerz' Brake Division

Brembo North America, maker of the car parts that stop bad rich drivers from killing themselves in their Porches, has just purchased the Automotive Brake Components division of Hayes Lemmerz (the largest maker of commercial wheels in the world). The move should make Brembo brakes better, faster and (hopefully) cheaper… » 11/09/07 11:45am 11/09/07 11:45am