Friday, October 24, 2014
Safety Information
Safety Basics: Minimum Test Procedure

WARNING

DO NOT DRIVE ON UNTESTED BRAKES. BRAKES MUST BE TESTED AFTER INSTALLATION OR MAINTENANCE.

Make sure pedal is firm: Hold firm pressure on pedal for several minutes, it should remain in position without sinking. If pedal sinks toward floor, check system for fluid leaks. DO NOT drive vehicle if pedal does not stay firm or can be pushed to the floor with normal pressure.

At very low speed (2-5 mph) apply brakes hard several times while turning steering from full left to full right, repeat several times. Remove the wheels and check that components are not touching, rubbing, or leaking.

Carefully examine all brake components, brake lines, and fittings for leaks and interference.

Make sure there is no interference with wheels or suspension components.

Drive vehicle at low speed (15-20 mph) making moderate and hard stops. Brakes should feel normal and positive. Again check for leaks and interference.

Always test vehicle in a safe place where there is no danger to (or from) other people or vehicles.

Always wear seat belts and make use of all safety equipment.

General Warnings:

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERSON INSTALLING ANY BRAKE COMPONENT OR KIT TO DETERMINE THE SUITABILITY OF THE COMPONENT OR KIT FOR THAT PARTICULAR APPLICATION. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE HOW TO SAFELY USE THIS BRAKE COMPONENT OR KIT, YOU SHOULD NOT INSTALL OR USE IT. DO NOT ASSUME ANYTHING. IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MAINTAINED BRAKES ARE DANGEROUS. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE, GET HELP OR RETURN THE PRODUCT. YOU MAY OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT BY CALLING WILWOOD AT (805) 388-1188, OR VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT WWW.WILWOOD.COM. USE OF WILWOOD TECHNICAL SUPPORT DOES NOT GUARANTEE PROPER INSTALLATION. YOU, OR THE PERSON WHO DOES THE INSTALLATION MUST KNOW HOW TO PROPERLY USE THIS PRODUCT. IT IS NOT POSSIBLE OVER THE PHONE TO UNDERSTAND OR FORESEE ALL THE ISSUES THAT MIGHT ARISE IN YOUR INSTALLATION.

RACING EQUIPMENT AND BRAKES MUST BE MAINTAINED AND SHOULD BE CHECKED REGULARLY FOR FATIGUE, DAMAGE, AND WEAR.

DO NOT OPERATE ANY VEHICLE ON UNTESTED BRAKES!

ALWAYS UTILIZE SAFETY RESTRAINT SYSTEMS AND ALL OTHER AVAILABLE SAFETY EQUIPMENT WHILE OPERATING THE VEHICLE.

Disclaimer of Warranty:

Purchasers recognize and understand that racing parts and equipment, such as disc brakes, hubs, etc. and all parts, inventory and services manufactured and/or sold by Wilwood Engineering, Inc. are exposed to many and varied conditions due to the manner in which they are installed and used. Purchasers and Wilwood Engineering, Inc. consciously desire to make their own bargain, irrespective of any court decision and purchasers agree upon good faith and in consideration for being allowed to purchase from Wilwood Engineering, Inc. said parts or services. Purchasers expressly acknowledge and understand that Wilwood Engineering, Inc. does not make any affirmation of fact or promise to purchaser, which relates to said parts, inventory, or services that becomes part of the basis of the bargain between Wilwood Engineering, Inc. and purchasers. Nor does Wilwood Engineering, Inc. make, or cause to be made to purchaser any description of the goods sold to purchaser, nor does Wilwood Engineering, Inc. make, or cause to be made, as part of the basis of the bargain with purchasers, any description or affirmation of fact concerning any sample or model of racing parts, and equipment inventory or service.

As further consideration for purchasers using Wilwood Engineering, Inc. racing parts and equipment any and all inventory and services, purchasers acknowledge that due to the differing conditions and circumstances under which all equipment and parts are installed and used, purchasers are not relying on Wilwood Engineering, Inc. skill or judgment to select or furnish the proper part or equipment. Purchasers expressly affirm they are relying upon their own skill or judgment to select and purchase suitable goods.

Wilwood Engineering, Inc. makes no warranties whatsoever, expressed or implied, oral or written, to purchasers. There is no warranty of merchantability made to purchasers. Wilwood Engineering, Inc. further excludes any implied warranty of fitness with respect to racing and equipment, any and all inventory and service.

It is expressly understood and agreed between purchasers and Wilwood Engineering, Inc. that as part of the bargain between Wilwood Engineering, Inc. and purchasers, and in consideration of doing business with each other, all purchasers take, select and purchase said racing parts, equipment, any and all inventory, or services from Wilwood Engineering, Inc. “as is” and “with all faults” and Wilwood Engineering, Inc. shall always provide purchasers with a full and complete opportunity to examine, at purchasers’ leisure and convenience, any racing parts and equipment, any and all inventory, or services when purchasing or contemplating purchasing from Wilwood Engineering, Inc.

If, and in the event that purchasers expressly or impliedly cause representations, or statements or affirmations of fact contrary to this disclaimer of all warranties, expressed or implied, then purchasers agree to indemnify and hold harmless Wilwood Engineering, Inc. in the event of any claim, demand, or legal action against Wilwood Engineering, Inc. by any purchaser.

Purchasers understand and agree that no officer, director, employee, or salesman of Wilwood Engineering, Inc. has any authority to make any statement contrary to the terms of this agreement. On the contrary, Wilwood Engineering, Inc. disavows any statement contrary to what is herein above written.