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Hit the Brakes!

Hit the Brakes!

With all the stop and go traffic in New York City, it is important to have your vehicle’s braking system functioning at peak efficiency. I remember being eighteen, driving my 95′ BMW M3 and hearing that dreaded grinding noise when applying the brakes. I knew nothing of auto repair at the time, I just knew something was not right with that noise. Hopefully, this article can take some of the mystery out of the magic that makes your car stop when you hit the pedal so next time you need brake service you can make a more informed decision. Most all cars and trucks on the road today use a hydraulic/mechanical braking system. For simplicity’s sake this example will be of a disc brake system. Some older cars have drum brakes all around and many cars use a mix of disc brake on the front and drum brakes on the rear. The difference between drum and disc brakes is the way the hydraulic fluid is used to get the wheels to stop. The majority of your braking is done by the front wheels, which more th ... read more

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Ring in the Holidays with a $25 Restaurant.com Gift Card courtesy of M-Spec!

Ring in the Holidays with a $25 Restaurant.com Gift Card courtesy of M-Spec!

This Holiday Season we here at M-Spec Performance want to give thanks to our great customers out there. From now until the end of 2014 we are giving a $25 Restaurant.com Gift card to any vehicle that comes in for service. This is a great time get any winterization check up and service out of the way. Batteries, tires, headlights or any of the maintenance and repair items you've been meaning to get done. Getting stuck on the side of the road is a bummer and could bring the Grinch out in all of us. Let us make sure your holiday season is a safe and happy one wherever your travels may take you. This holiday season, we would like to extend our thanks to you. We value you as a customer and are grateful for your trust in us, so we would like to offer a $25 gift card from Restaurant.com to all of our customers who come in to get their vehicle serviced. After all who doesn't like the gift of food! As always if you have any questions for us we are available and glad to help ... read more