Part 5 of our Off-Season Maintenance series provides an overview of items to check on your rear end housing and rear brakes. Additional insight is given on carbon fiber brakes and rotors. A spec sheet with minimum thicknesses for Lamb, Strange and Mark Williams carbon fiber brake systems can be viewed below.
The DRA Off-Season Maintenance Series takes a detailed look at what items to inspect and address on your race car when the drag racing season comes to a close. By properly maintaining your vehicle during the off-season, you will be better prepared and able to campaign a highly competitive vehicle when racing resumes. In addition, you will prevent general fatigue and wear and tear from turning into catastrophic failures that could turn into costly repairs for you vehicle.
Off-Season Maintenance Series:
- Part 1 – Overview & Chassis Inspection
- Part 2 – Front Suspension, Brakes & Tires
- Part 3 – Steering
- Part 4 – Fuel System
Part 5 – Rear Housing & Brakes
- Part 6 – Rear Suspension & Rod Ends
- Part 7 – Shocks
- Part 8 – Drive Shaft
- Part 9 – Cables & Linkage
- Part 10 – Safety Equipment
- Part 11 – Batteries
- Part 12 – Body Repair
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