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  1. Spindle Swap

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    Does anyone know what year Mustang spindles and disc brakes will bolt up on a '67 Fairlane?
  2. Front Brakes Locked up

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have a 1964 Studebaker Commander that originally came with drum brakes all around. I have replace the front drums with a disc conversion kit that I found. In doing so I also put in a new master cylinder and a proportioning valve for the rear brakes. The car has a hill holder unit in it...
  3. Disk Brake conversion

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    Hi all! :welcome: I've got a 1928 Dodge Roadster with a '36 Plymouth front axle and a '55 Ford rear 9" that I'd like to convert from drums to disk brakes. The 9" kits are easy enough to find, the '36 Plymouth is another story. This is the closest thing I can find: 1935-54 Mopar Truck &...
  4. Spongey brake pedal, kind of tried bleeding brakes

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    A little while back, I noticed that out of now where my brakes lost most of their efficiency, i had to pump them 2-3 times to stop in a reasonable distance. I checked the fluid and it was a little low in the back, larger part of the master cylinder. The vehicle is a 1974 gran torino 4dr with...
  5. Power Brake Low Line Pressure

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have installed power brakes (TCI kit) on my 1950 Ford PU. I only get 900 psi. I have 20lbs vacuum at the booster. I have gone to a smaller diameter master cylinder and dual booster --TO NO AVAIL -- still only get 900 psi line pressure. The brake pedal has no fade and no excess travel --...
  6. 1973 impala front brakes not activating

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have a 1973 chevy impala and recently an issue has arisen where when i press the brake pedal, only the rear drum brakes are activating. Also the ebrake light is constantly on even when im just driving along and not using the brakes, the light is on; even though the ebrake is disengaged. i...
  7. Right sized Disc Brakes - All four corners

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    Hey experts, I'm trying to correct some poor planning on my part. My project has been underway for some years (see tc33s Journal). When I planned this out I collected parts, as the budget would allow. I'm thinking my choice of rotor sizes was wrong. What I have right now 17" front wheels, 20"...
  8. No brake pressure

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    The brakes on my 74 chevy k20 have 0 brake pressure. Im sure air got into the lines and ill have to bleed the brakes but where could the leak be? This problem didn't develop over a period of time. My dad borrowed my truck one day and said he had no brakes at all. I drove it and there is no...
  9. 62 GMC soft brake pedal

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    Hey folks, Its been a while since ive been on here but after getting the old truck ready for the season I defiantly need some ideas. I have a 62 GMC with a ls swap and a th400 that is having some brake issues, or lack of brakes. The front calipers are 79 chevy truck calipers with newer pads...
  10. proportioning valve?

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I installed the disc brakes from a Dodge Aspen to my 66 Belvedere and that was pretty simple... I did replace all hardware,, shoes pads and drums along with a power brake and booster that is re-manufactured. The proportioning valve was used from the donor car.I left it sitting for a few months...
  11. Frankenstein Brake set up. Don't know what the hell I'm doing.

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    So I have a problem. My brakes are all screwed and I don’t know why. Well maybe I do, but I’d like a little help here. As of right now I’m running on just the front drums (with each drum getting its own M/C chamber) because when I had it set up originally (which was wrong due to my brake line...
  12. Master Cylinder Question?

    General Rodding Tech
    My hot rod is going to have 4 Wheel disc brakes but I don't want power brakes what's a good heavy duty master cylinder that will work with 4 wheel disc brakes? Thanks, KJ! [email protected]
  13. 79 el camino Stuck bleeder screw

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    Hey guys I have a 79 el camino and the front caliper bleeder screws are rounded and impossible to get open to bleed the brakes. My question is can I hear the screw with the torch and see if that will get it loose or should I get new calipers? If I get new calipers would I have to bleed the...
  14. How do I fix this rear disc brake problem?

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I'm having some braking problems and then I discovered this (I did not build this car). Left rear Right rear It looks like the calipers are oriented correctly, but the parking brake cables on the right rear are working "backwards" and will never keep the pads adjusted. I believe these are...
  15. disc brake way to sensitive.....

    Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    hello I just convert my 71 nova to disc brake everythings works fine.... may be way to much... i have to be very carrefull with the pedal , and dont push all the way because the brakes will lock the wheel what can i do ? thanks