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Old 03-08-2003, 12:47 PM
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Red face Am I setting up for a problem?

I'm working on a '46 Chevy Panel truck (just a street rod). I put in a Must II frontend,11" disc and a narrowed 9" with 11" drums and 8" booster/MC from a '78 Granada. Now comes the proportioning valve. I got one from a 1/2 ton Ford truck because the panel is a 1/2 ton.
Question, Am I thinking this set-up thru right or am I setting myself up for a problem with the valve?? I don't like the adjustable ones because when I was drag racing I used one and it went out of adjustment and I ended up in a wall,HARD!! Don't want that again. I haven't built any cars for about 17 years so I gotta ask questions
This is what happens when you don't build a car for 17 years. What I've been calling a proportion valve is really a combination valve. Now it might be easier to figure out what I'm trying to say.

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i always try to use a combination or proportioning valve that is compatible with or at least close to the front disc setup, the granada valve would probably work better than the truck. I have used Ranger valves with success, i've also used mid size GM with good results.
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Old 03-08-2003, 03:31 PM
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HEY BLUE: If you go to there are some schematics that show brake line plumbing. Also look in" Knowledge Base" on this website... GOOD LUCK...DAVE
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