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Figuring Pedal Ratios in Bell Crank Systems

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

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
Hydraulic Hand Brakes and Cutting Brakes
Pedal Ratios and How to Find Them

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

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
Should You Use Power Boosted or Manual Brakes on Your Next Project?
Powersports Master Cylinders from Wilwood

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

Single Master Cylinders from Wilwood

The Department of Transportation required street-driven vehicles to have two redundant hydraulic brake systems in 1967, so all street cars in the US use a tandem master cylinder. Single outlet... Read More
Single Master Cylinders from Wilwood
Mechanical Music and Eye Candy at the Goodguys Nashville Nationals

Mechanical Music and Eye Candy at the Goodguys Nashville Nationals

The Goodguys brought their huge automotive circus to Nashville, TN, for the 15th BASF Nashville Nationals over Memorial Day Weekend, and Wilwood was there. This year Wilwood is the title... Read More

Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car Comes to California

Wilwood supports all types of motorsports, and we encourage you to take your car out there and drive it hard! This weekend saw two big events happening featuring lots of Wilwood equipped vehicles,... Read More
Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car Comes to California
Ford Broncos Dominate 4400 and 4600 Class in Ultra4 San Felipe 250

Ford Broncos Dominate 4400 and 4600 Class in Ultra4 San Felipe 250

When the stock 4600 class Ford Bronco race truck was shown at King of the Hammers earlier this year, we noted that they had upgraded to Wilwood brakes. When you have the... Read More

Tandem Master Cylinders from Wilwood

Wilwood started out engineering and manufacturing the best brake calipers available for racing. Over the years we have expended to offer our own improved versions of every part you need... Read More
Tandem Master Cylinders from Wilwood