In 2010, laws were passed in both California and Washington State (Better Brake Law) to further protect the environment, more specifically ground water and its ecosystems. These laws aim to regulate the elements used in brake friction materials. The goal of law is to lead the world in efforts of living in a sustainable environment, and systematically phasing out materials that are harmful to our surrounding ecosystems. SB 346 the California legislation, and SB6557 the Washington State legislation essentially banned …

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KFE Brake Systems is proud to announce with the success of our ceramic line KFE Quiet Advanced Brake Pads will add 45 new part numbers to the line. The new part numbers will continue to expand our application coverage in Acura, Honda, Lexus, and Toyota models from the early 1990s to the most recent vehicles available on the road for both front and rear brake pads. We have also expanded into both Infiniti and Nissan models covering a vast majority of …

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Semper Fidelis, and happy 238th Marines! A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS For 238 years, the United States Marine Corps has proudly served our great Nation with unfailing valor — bolstered by the enduring fortitude of our fellow Marines, our families, and our friends. This is why each year on November 10th, Marines from all generations gather together, in groups large and small, to celebrate the birthday of our Corps and to reflect on the proud legacy …

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On May 11th 2011, our team visited Willow Springs International Raceway in Rosamond, CA to test KFE Quiet Advanced Ceramic Brake Pads against the competition in a 60-0 mph brake stop distance test. The test utilized a 124,000 miles 2006 Honda Civic LX, speeding it up to 60 mph then stop to 0 mph without locking up the ABS. Each test session will have three different runs to give an average, and between each session there will be at least 30 minutes …

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For each Facebook Like we get until October 5th, you will be entered into a free contest to win a lifetime supply of brake pads!!! Share this with your friends, family, and acquaintances for a chance to win! Rules of contest: No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older and have a valid United States driver’s license. Contest winnings cannot be sold or transferred. One winner will be randomly selected by third party. Winner must provide a copy of vehicle …

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Semper Fidelis, and happy 240th Marines! A MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS AS WE PAUSE TO CELEBRATE THE 237TH BIRTHDAY OF OUR CORPS, WE REFLECT ON THE RICH LEGACY OF SERVICE HANDED DOWN TO US, WE RECOMMIT OURSELVES TO THE TASKS AT HAND, AND WE LOOK FORWARD TOWARD A BRIGHT FUTURE IN SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY. MARINES EXIST TO FIGHT AND WIN OUR NATION’S BATTLES. WE ARE MOST PROUD OF OUR WELL-EARNED REPUTATION FOR ANSWERING THE CLARION …

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SEMA 2012

SEMA AAPEX Annual Trade Show 2012

The world’s largest and most comprehensive aftermarket auto trade show, SEMA/AAPEX was hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Sands Convention Center respectively on October 30th through November 2nd. This year a 2,700 record breaking exhibitors showed off their hottest new products and services to over 130,000 eager buyers. This event was covered by over 3,000 major media outlets from around the world. This year beside of the pimped out rides, fixed up street racers, the classic show cars, the …

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SAE 2012 Brake Colloquium Exhibition

The annual 2012 SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition was held at the beautiful Town and Country in San Diego, California. This year the conference discussed a range of diverse issues by the world’s most renowned brake experts, auto manufacturers, and industry leaders all joint in with their views of these issues and the future of the industry. Several key issues were presented including Friction Materials, Raw Materials, and Fundamental Mechanisms of Friction and Vibrations. In each discussion, leading researchers gave …

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KFE Ultra Quiet Advanced Brake Pads 619x230

KFE Brake Systems announces the newest street brake pad: the Quiet Advanced Brake Pad series. This line of brake pads has many features that benefit the daily driver, starting with its advanced Wolverine dual-rubber shims. Unlike other low quality shims, Wolverine is the world’s leader in friction noise reduction. The shims’ special patented design and high quality materials used in the production of each shim help reduce vibration generated during caliper piston and brake back plate contact. Vibration causes a large portion …

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KFE Quiet Comfort OE Features

KFE Brake Systems is proudly introducing our newest Semi-Metallic formula brake pad: KFE Quiet Comfort OE Brake Pads. These pads are designed for daily driving conditions with low dust, low noise, and comfort in mind. KFE Quiet Comfort OE Semi-Metallic Brake Pads feature dual rubber shims to reduce noise. The Positive molding and thermo scorched manufacturing process gives the product more consistent braking power, and reduces the initial break-in time. Slotted and Chamfered edges improve brake pad efficiency during braking. For …

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