| ||Rust Protection ||Powder-coats all units with a premium silver finish that complements all wheel types. A 100 hour humidity test revealed NO RUST on the Ultra caliper. ||Standard hot oil dip provides short-term protection from the elements. A 100 hour humidity test revealed severe rust on leading competitors. || CARDONE Ultra offers a premium appearance for the long haul. Most new vehicles released since 2002 sport premium open wheel packages, so appearance matters to many drivers. |
| ||Bracket Supply ||Ships with brackets 100% of the time. ||Ships with brackets sporadically depending on supply ||CARDONE keeps its inventory clean of calipers missing brackets |
| ||Grease Control ||Uses a controlled amount of grease during caliper assembly ||No system to control grease application ||Ensures that the critical areas of the caliper are greased properly during assembly. Especially areas where the bracket or pads will slide. |
| ||Hardware ||Hardware installed where possible and the balance is supplied in a sealed plastic bag / kit. ||Some hardware is installed and the balance is loose in an unsealed, plastic bag. ||Assembled and pre-lubricated hardware saves the service dealer valuable installation time. Hardware in a sealed bag keeps components from being lost or damaged. |
| ||Testing ||Every unit is 100% computer tested and if it takes a bracket CARDONE ensures bracket slides properly. ||Little or no testing to validate quality of product. ||Computerized pressure testing validates the product in the box will withstand hydraulic pressure. Testing the sliding of the bracket guarantees the unit will work properly on the vehicle. |
CARDONE Ultra Premium Reman Calipers not only offer a high quality, low cost alternative to new parts, but are the leading choice in the remanufactured market.