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Old 01-07-2002, 05:08 PM
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Post rear drum brakes

hey,
I have a 53 ford that i am planning on usign the stock rear end in ( at least til i can buy a new 9"). anyway i was wondering if anyone knew where i coudl get the parts to rebuild the brakes, or upgrade them or soemthign. Could i use modern drum brake parts or soemthing? I m planning on getting a disc brake conversion kit from butch's rod shop (i think thats teh name). i was planning on using a mustang master cylinder. What year master cylinder should i get? Also any info on teh gear ratios for that year on the rear end would be greatly appreciated.

THanks a lot

p.s. - the main thing i mtryign to go for here is not having to buy brake parts from dennis carpenter, because his crap is like original type crpa and its very expensive.
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