Installing and maintaining properly functioning brakes is one of the most important mechanical parts of keeping your bike working safely. This video features a professional bike mechanic setting up an international standard, or IS, brake caliper on a mountain bike.
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Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a brake upgrade on a Ford Mustang. To begin, remove your lug nuts and jack up the rear of the vehicle. Next, remove the brake caliper and all bolts around it. Remove your brake pads and remove more bolts from the back as well. Now, tak ...more
If you mountain bike, and are lucky enough to live somewhere that has enough water to support civilization without major civil engineering, then your brake pads are probably going to wear out a lot faster than your dry-climate comrades. Fortunately for you, this video features ...more
Hydraulic brakes are the new kid in town in the world of bike brakes, but their simplicity and functionality make them a good choice if you want to upgrade your brakes. This video features a professional bike mechanic explaining how to overhaul a Hayes caliper brake and reset ...more
This video shows you how to install a brake controller for a trailer on a Dodge Sprinter van. This van does not have a tow package so they will show you how to do everything from scratch.
This automotive maintenance tutorial shows you how to replace worn stock pads and rotors on a 2008 or 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer with Road/Race Motorsports Lancer GTS brake pads and rotors. Whenever you change or upgrade your rotors, you should change your pads at the same time. T ...more
The front brakes are the brakes that you will be using the most often on your bike, and making sure that you have installed them correctly is crucial. This video walks you through the process of installing the front brakes on you fork, with the handlebar part of the brakes alr ...more
While the front brakes get all the love and attention, the back brakes of your mountain bike are nearly just as important and more difficult to install. You have to run the hose all the way across the bike without it getting in the way of your feet or any other parts of the bi ...more
An installer details the steps needed to install a Tekonsha Prodigy brake controller and adapter cable on a Ford F250 with a tow package.
An installer from etrailer.com details the steps needed to install a Valley Odyssey electric brake controller on a Chevy Silverado truck.
The parts being installed on the Ford E-250 van in this video are the prodigy brake controller for a trailer, and the standard harness that comes with it.
A 6 minute video detailing the installation of the RRS phase 3 strut and disc brake package
Full-size pickups are more difficult than cars when or smaller trucks when it comes to repairs. Even something as simple as replacing the brake pads can become daunting. But if you're changing the brake pads on your Ford F-250 truck, this video will give you some much needed h ...more
In this next tutorial, you'll find out what tools you'll need to replace the ball joints on a 1999 Ford Explorer. It's a pretty easy to follow, especially if you know anything about cars, so good luck and enjoy! 1) Remove wheel and all non essential parts (Brakes Calipers, Ro ...more
In this video, we learn how to change the front brake pads on a motorcycle. First, grab a socket wrench and remove the mounting bolts that are around it. Then, remove the caliper from the bike. From here, you will be able to access the brake pads and remove them from the motor ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove and replace the brake pads on your car. First, wash the brake caliper with cleaner, then use a wrench to remove the caliper bolts. After this, remove the assembly and the outer brake pads. Remove the inner brake pads and apply anti-sque ...more
In this automotive repair video, you'll learn how to change your own brakes. Throughout this process, you'll also figure out how to remove your tire, calipers and brake pads, and how to clean the brake pad area. See how to take off the rotor and reinsert everything correctly. ...more
In this series of video clips you’ll get simple step-by-step instructions on how to replace a damaged lug nut stud on the wheel of your vehicle. Expert mechanic Nathan McCullough demonstrates the procedure in easy to follow steps, starting with breaking loose the lug nuts and ...more
If the steering wheel on your car shakes when you apply pressure to the brakes, you probably have warped brake rotors. In this video, you'll learn how to access your brake rotors, remove them, and install new working ones on your front brakes.
When replacing your brake pads on your Ford Explorer, you first need to jack up the vehicle and remove the tire. This will give you access to the brakes. Locate the caliper, remove the two bolts and slide the caliper off. Inside the calipers are the brake pads. Pry out the out ...more
Being able to stop a mountain bike abruptly is crucial to your continued survival if you ride. SRAM Avid Juicy's are a popular type of high-performance mountain bike brakes. This video will teach you how to install and cut said brakes on your bike, as long as you have the prop ...more
Squeak, squeak, squeak… SQUEAK! How annoying. Squeaky brakes on your bicycle. An idyllic bike ride can quickly be ruined by those squeaky bike brakes. Here’s a checklist of common squeaky brake culprits and how to fix them. You Will Need * Clean rags * An oil-free cleaner * A ...more
This video tutorial is in the Sports category which will show you how to adjust your front brakes on your bike. The brake pads are very adjustable. It has 360 degrees rotation which helps in installing it on the bike easily. First install the brake arms. Then loosen up the bra ...more
This may just be the most in-depth guide out there for replacing ball joints on trucks, so be prepared. You'll be learning the full details on replacing both the upper and lower ball joints on a 2-wheel drive, full-sized vehicle. To begin, grab all the necessary tools below, t ...more
This article will show you to replace the brakes of your Porsche 944 S2 vehicle. First watch the video below. The video has a German soundtrack, but English subtitles are added to YouTube. If you don't see them by default, just press the "CC" button below the video in the cont ...more
If you own a Jeep Liberty, the brakes are a pretty easy fix, whether you're a mechanic or not. This video demonstrates the step-by-step process to changing the front brake pads in a Jeep Liberty. Once you take the wheel off, you're down to the caliper, which is held on by two ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot. First, take off the bolts around the caliper on the rotor. Next, take your caliper straight off and rest it somewhere. Now remove your brake pads from the bracket using a screwdriver. Replace the ol ...more
One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more
Hub bearing assemblies are one of the most expensive things you could get fixed on your vehicle. And it's not an easy task to repair yourself if you're not a semi-professional mechanic. But with the help of this video, you'll learn the steps to changing hub bearing assemblies, ...more
A step by step video tutorial that shows you how to change the tire from a Triathalon or road bike! Don't get stuck with a flat tire in the middle of nowhere! Gear West Bike and Triathalon show you how to: shift into the smallest gear, release the brake, open up the quick rele ...more
In this video, we learn how to change the brake pads on your car. First, raise your car up on a jack, then remove your caliper. Set all the bolts aside, and make sure not to lose them and remember where each bolt goes. Now, pop the caliper lose with a screwdriver to pop it ope ...more
See how to install a trailer wiring harness in a Chrysler 300. This is a necessary component since it will power the brake lights and lights on your trailer.
Using a tubeless tire system on your mountain bike is a great idea. It decreases the number of parts on your bike that can brake, which is good news for any rider. This video features a professional bike mechanic installing a Stan's Tubeless system on a standard set of bike ti ...more
This is a video tutorial in the Sports category where you are going to learn how to install a seat post on your bike. This is pretty easy. But, it's important that you get proper measurements for the inside and the outside diameter of the tube using a caliper. Now find the cor ...more
In this video clip series, our expert will demonstrate brake pad installation, including instructions on filling brake fluid, locating caliper bolts, removing the tires for disc brake changes, as well as rotor, caliper and brake pad cleaning techniques. Part 1 of 15 - How to C ...more
If you're racing for time or taking a leisurely ride by the beach there's little that's more annoying than a squeaking sound every rotation of a wheel. Don't let a squeaky break ruin your biking fun when those brakes can be as good as new in no time. An idyllic bike ride can ...more
In this video series, our expert will show you how to replace, repair and maintain your motorcycle brakes. You will get step-by-step instructions on disassembling your wheel, and brake components, cleaning the brake caliper and master cylinder, repairing broken parts, and fina ...more
It can be said that bicycles hold a certain excitement as simple machines that we can use to move our bodies faster than usually possible, pumping and pushing in sync with the gears and pedals. Yet sometimes things go awry, parts break down, tires fail, chains come off of gear ...more
The procedure involves downloading a program called "hand brake". Hand brake is free to download. You can find it by searching for "hand brake" on Google. The direct website is Handbrake. You have to install this program on your computer. You must also download a program calle ...more
Safety is important. If you are going to be riding a bike at night, make sure you are wearing light colored clothing and that you have lights. Lights help cars and other cyclists see you in the dark so you stay safe. You Will Need • LED bike light • A bicycle Step 1: Instal ...more
Check out this video tutorial to see how to replace your rear disk, pads, and brake line on a Honda Civic EP3 (SI or SIR). This could be similar to other vehicles. In order to replace the rear disks, pads, and brake line, you will need a 12mm wrench, a 14mm wrench, a Phillips ...more
Sit back and let us show you how to install new front brakes in your Chrysler Pacifica (2004-2008). Video: .
War leaves a lot of stuff behind. Torn families, delegitimized institutions, mass graves, and unexploded ordinances litter the post occupation landscape. Whether or not you have driven the imperialist out, or are still in the phase of armed resistance, you will need the abilit ...more
Dat Nguyen from Epic Ride BMX and Skate Shop in Westminster, California demonstrates how to properly install 990 brakes on a BMX bike. He also give good tips on keeping your brakes working good after you've installed them. Check out this helpful video tutorial to see how to in ...more
V-brakes are just one of the may types of brakes that you can install on your mountain bike to keep yourself from flying off the side of the mountain. This video features a step-by-step demonstration of how to install v-brakes on your mountain bike. Bike maintenance is a chore ...more
Replacing the pads on your bike's brakes is a crucial and reasonably easy part of your bike's maintenance regimen. This video features detailed instructions on how to replace the pads on Avid caliper brakes, ensuring that even in a wet environment your bike will still stop whe ...more
Rebuilding your brake calipers is a great way to save money on auto repairs. Learn how to rebuild your front brake calipers in this free auto repair video series featuring a certified mechanic. Part 1 of 17 - How to Rebuild front brake calipers. Rebuild front brake calipers - ...more
If you need to do a little bit of maintenance work on a motorcycle, this next tutorial will cover rotors and brake calipers. Brake calipers will need to be seperated even before the brakes can be replaced on a bike. In this video, you'll find out how to replace the rotor and b ...more
The Mighty Car Mods team show you how to paint your cars brake calipers to improve the appearance of your mighty ride. Unfortunately, you won't get better brake performance, but they will look good!
In this video, we learn how to install a Toad Stop braking system for towed vehicles. First, determine where you are going to install the braking system. Insert the electrical wires into the appropriate spots by reading the labels that are on them. After this, use a drill to l ...more
In this video, we learn how to install brakes, shifters, and grips. You will need: Allen keys, grease, a knife, and a grip to do this. First, attack the brakes onto the handles, then the shifter and the bolts. Make sure to grease the bolts before you place them onto the handle ...more
Post-mount brakes are just one of many types of brakes that can be installed on a mountain bike. This video features detailed instructions on how to set up a post mount brake on an IS mount, making your mountain bike stop like Deepwater Horizon spill refuses to. It is a compli ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change the engine oil in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more
Changing the rear disc brakes on your 2001 Chrysler Town & Country (henceforth referred to as T&C) can be quite a challenge, but if you can spare a few hours (remember that you need to budget time to get the brake parts from the parts house) and are willing to get a little dir ...more
This video provides easy to follow step-by-step instructions for replacing the front brakes on a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid with no ABS. Replacing the front brakes will involve removing and reinstalling the brake discs, pads, shoes and calipers. This routine maintenance will kee ...more
When you need to replace and install the brakes and rotors on a motorcycle, the rotor is one of the easiest things to take off and put on. It's an important piece to the bike and can be taken care of in a matter of hours. So if you need help with installing the rotors on a bi ...more
Hayes mag calipers on a chain-stay mount are not the most common sort of brakes anymore for mountain bikes since they can't be put on a full-suspension bike, but they are great for those without. This video shows you how to set one up yourself and maintain it.
This motorcycle tutorial shows you how to take off the front wheel of a Honda 919 Hornet sport bike. Watch and learn how to remove the brakes, calipers and everything necessary to take off the front wheel of a motorcycle.