1979-02-01

Measurement and Reduction of On-Road Brake Drag 790723

A new, light weight, front disc brake caliper design, referred to as a “3200” series, has been developed for use on the new, smaller, front-wheel drive vehicles. Features include reduced rotor drag and optimum utilization of weight vs. strength. In addition to the new caliper, a transducer capable of measuring vehicle brake drag on the road has been developed and successfully applied.

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