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Old 12-21-2010, 12:11 PM
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i have a 72 chevelle with drum brakes and was thinking of changing the master and adding a booster i know it will work but is it worth it , thanks

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What are your goals fro this swap??

If you are thinking it will improve stopping distance or brake fade,...it won't. All it is going to do is reduce pedal effort for the driver(that is what a power brake booster does), the actual braking is done by the pads and he drums and nothing has changed there.

Much smarter move would be to swap to front disc brakes, leaving the master cylinder a manual brake set-up. This will improve stopping distance and brake fade.
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^^^^ nail on the head
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thanks are baer disc brake kits good i understand you don't replace your old spindels
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