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Drag reduction clips

What are drag reduction clips? Drag reduction clips are wire springs that exert slight outward pressure on the brake pads to move them slightly away from the brake rotor every time you release the brake pedal. In disc brake systems without drag reduction clips, the brake pads are designed to move slightly when the pedal is released due to the very small retraction of the caliper piston caused by the square cut O-ring returning to its normal shape. In real-world driving conditions, the caliper piston retraction is often not enough … Read More


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