Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Booster Conversion Kit Comparisons

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 20, 2020 9:22:53 AM

You May Have Wondered, “Why is your kit a higher price than your competitors?

They sure look the same in pictures.” It’s a fair question and one that we usually respond with, “They do look similar, but it’s the things you can’t see that makes the difference in price.” While we know exactly what that means, it's a vague answer and doesn't tell the entire story.

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Topics: conversion kits, Parts

How-to Series: Restoring a Classic Chevy Pickup

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Apr 17, 2020 8:59:00 AM

If you enjoy classic car projects, follow us along for the next few months as we upgrade a 1982 Chevy C10 pickup truck. Our MP Brakes Expert team will give you a look into our shop as we upgrade the entire brake system, suspension, wheels, and tires.

 

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Topics: Brake System Upgrades, Customer Classics, chevy

A Breakdown of Our Silent Drive Vacuum Pump

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Apr 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Hard Brake Pedal? A Quiet Vacuum Pump Can Boost Your Car’s Performance

A common problem that might arise after making some engine performance improvements is a lack of engine vacuum causing your power brakes to have a loss of vacuum pressure. How do you diagnose this issue, and what can you do about it? We’ll help you determine if this condition applies to you and how to fix it. 

How-to Series: Fixing a Power Brake Problem Using an Electric Vacuum Pump

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Topics: tech tip, Silent Vacuum Pump, Brake Maintenance

Should I be Concerned About Brake Pad Overhang?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Apr 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

You finally did it! You upgraded your ride to power brakes, and everything is running smoothly and efficiently... sort of. You can’t help but notice that the brake pads don’t quite fit with the calipers. It looks a little odd, but how big of a problem is it? Should you be concerned about brake pad overhang?

So many classic car enthusiasts have reached out to us wondering about brake pad overhang. If you’re concerned too, we provide all the answers you need right here. 

You might also like: Selecting the Best Brake Pads for your Classic Car

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Topics: tech tip, Brake Maintenance

Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits: No Caliper Adjustment Required

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Apr 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Avoid the Hassle of Rear Caliper Adjustment with a Modern Self-Adjusting Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kit

Not all rear disc brake conversion kits are created equal when considering how you want to replace your vehicle’s outdated drum brakes.

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Topics: tech tip, Brake Maintenance

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