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Old 07-14-2004, 08:14 PM
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911 Brakes, Master Power Drum Brake Upgrades?

I am tired fo fighting the rear brakes on my 66 Nova and have been searching for alternatives. Disc brakes seem extremely expensive, and somewaht overkill. I found these drum brake upgardes and wondered if anyone has any experience with them?

http://www.mpbrakes.com/dr1700k.htm

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Old 07-14-2004, 09:04 PM
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Going up in size of drum will require an adjustable proportioning valve just like putting in discs, whats wrong with the factory drums? I know the factory brakes are not the greatest but going with a slightly larger drum won't be a big performance increase. I would bite the bullet and get a disc conversion if you want some serious power in your braking system.

I haven't had any experience with the product listed in your link so I can't comment on the fit etc.
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