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Wilwood at Formula D at the Long Beach Grand Prix

Wilwood at Formula D at the Long Beach Grand Prix

For those unfamiliar with it, "drifting" is motor art as much as it is a motorsport. Cars and drivers compete to see who can drive around a track not the quickest, but... Read More

Wilwood Visits the Ventura Nationals

The sales and marketing crew from Wilwood are out in the field all year long at shows like LS Fest, Hot August Nights, Goodguys, and SEMA showing off our latest... Read More
Wilwood Visits the Ventura Nationals
Easy C2/C3 Corvette Brake Upgrades with Wilwood Direct Replacement Parts

Easy C2/C3 Corvette Brake Upgrades with Wilwood Direct Replacement Parts

The second generation (C2) Chevrolet Corvette was so advanced when it debuted that virtually the same platform lasted until the last third generation (C3) car in 1982. If you want... Read More

How Does a Proportioning Valve Work? And How Do You Adjust It?

When setting up a street car for performance driving or converting a classic to disc brakes, it is essential to include an adjustable proportioning valve in your brake system. This... Read More
How Does a Proportioning Valve Work? And How Do You Adjust It?
Goodguys Iowa Heartland Nationals and Ohio Summit Nationals

Goodguys Iowa Heartland Nationals and Ohio Summit Nationals

We are really into the heart of the summer car event season, with big shows happening seemingly every weekend. Fourth of July Weekend Goodguys took over the Iowa State Fairgrounds... Read More

Figuring Pedal Ratios in Bell Crank Systems

Finding the brake pedal ratio for most vehicles is easy enough with a tape measure and calculator. The hardest part is usually getting the tape up under the dashboard where... Read More
Figuring Pedal Ratios in Bell Crank Systems
Hydraulic Hand Brakes and Cutting Brakes

Hydraulic Hand Brakes and Cutting Brakes

Over the years, Wilwood has been involved in nearly every form of motorsports, at levels from student, to amateur, to professional, and we've brought our engineering expertise to each. Because... Read More

Pedal Ratios and How to Find Them

Decades ago, four-wheel drum brakes were standard, power-assisted brakes were an extra-cost option, and depending on how old your project vehicle is, disc brakes may not have even been offered.... Read More
Pedal Ratios and How to Find Them
Should You Use Power Boosted or Manual Brakes on Your Next Project?

Should You Use Power Boosted or Manual Brakes on Your Next Project?

Many popular hobby cars come from the era when power brakes were an extra-cost option, and drum brakes were the norm. While Wilwood prefers manual brake systems, a holdover from... Read More

Powersports Master Cylinders from Wilwood

Wilwood has been making parts for powersports - motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, UTVs, go-karts - for 30 years and is an OEM supplier for several companies. Our powersports product line runs... Read More
Powersports Master Cylinders from Wilwood