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How To Adjust the Wilwood Drum Internal Parking Brake

How To Adjust the Wilwood Drum Internal Parking Brake

On occasion our tech line gets calls from people installing rear disc brakes with the internal parking brake who find, on initial installation, that the brake shoes drag. The Wilwood... Read More

Easy A/G-body (and F-body) Brake Upgrades with Wilwood

Improve Your Rad GM Ride with Simple Bolt-ons General Motors made so many cars back in the day that parts for them are easy to come by and inexpensive. You... Read More
Easy A/G-body (and F-body) Brake Upgrades with Wilwood
Wilwood at Formula Drift at the 2021 Long Beach Grand Prix

Wilwood at Formula Drift at the 2021 Long Beach Grand Prix

(The Long Beach Grand Prix typically runs in April, and Formula D runs the weekend before, but in 2021 it was pushed back until Fall because of concerns about Covid-19)... Read More

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
Mechanical Music and Eye Candy at the Goodguys Nashville Nationals
Optima Search for the Ultimate Street Car Comes to California

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

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
Mother Mopar: The History of Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth

Mother Mopar: The History of Chrysler, Dodge, and Plymouth

From the 1920s to the 2020s, Chrysler has been innovative in styling, handling and performance. Wilwood has brakes for classic Plymouth and Dodge muscle cars, front wheel drive Neon and PT Cruiser, and modern Chargers, Challengers, and Ram trucks.

All About the Wilwood Workhorse Mustang

What is the Workhorse? Recovered in Ojai, California, this 1966 Ford Mustang was equipped with a 200ci six cylinder and automatic transmission. Though tired and sad looking, it was mostly... Read More
All About the Wilwood Workhorse Mustang
Electronic Parking Brake Cures Hot Rodder's Headaches

Electronic Parking Brake Cures Hot Rodder's Headaches

Wilwood recently brought parking brakes for hot rodders into the 21st-century with our Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) Caliper, which can be adapted to almost anything. Many modern cars use electronic, motor-driven, disc... Read More

Truck Drop Spindles for Four Generations of Chevy/GMC

Time keeps ticking away, and what were once considered tired old work trucks are some of the hottest new projects among automotive enthusiasts. Wilwood has made drum to disc brake... Read More
Truck Drop Spindles for Four Generations of Chevy/GMC