Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

New Product Sneak Peek: Customizable Brake Master Cylinder

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 31, 2021 4:29:00 PM

Car parts aren’t always pretty. In fact, we would argue that most OEM brake components are the exact opposite of pretty. An ugly component can often ruin the look of a classic car restoration project or hot rod build.

Sure, the part may function just fine, but you find yourself wanting to hide the area under your hood instead of showing it off and being proud.

At Master Power Brakes, we’re constantly thinking of new ways to come up with good-looking products to go along with today’s high-end builds. 

Here’s a sneak peek of our new, customizable Brake Master Cylinder.

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Topics: Brake Boosters, Parts

Will There Be Track Width Change With a Rear Disc Brake Conversion?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 30, 2021 4:26:00 PM

If you’ve ever done a front disc brake conversion on your classic car, you may have had to deal with track width change. 

As you contemplate investing in a rear disc brake conversion kit, you may be worried about running into the same problem. 

Will the wheels and tires still fit under the fenders in the original position once the conversion is done?

Here’s the difference between front and rear disc brake conversions when it comes to their effects on track width.

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Topics: disc brake technology, rear disc brake conversion, Parts

How to Prep Your Brake Fluid for Spring Driving

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 29, 2021 4:10:49 PM

You can just feel it, can’t you? Warmer weather is right around the corner.

Now’s the time to start working on your classic car checklist so that your ride will be ready for spring.

Here’s why you should focus on preparing your brake fluid for the upcoming change in season.

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Topics: Brake Maintenance, Parts

New From Master Power Brakes: The Billet Aluminum Brake Booster Check Valve

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jan 5, 2021 11:33:00 AM

Picture it, summer, 2021.

You finally get to pop the hood of your vintage ride at a car show you have been eagerly anticipating for months. 

You are about to show off the engine you have been working on and start talking shop with a bunch of fellow hot rod enthusiasts.

And there it is. That ugly check valve is ruining the look of your brake booster and putting a damper on your classic car experience. If you are like us, every time you pop the hood, your eyes will focus on that one area.

You’re in luck. Master Power Brakes has a brand new product you will want to check out before you travel to your next big event. It’s not only a prettier part, but it also has better functionality. 

Here’s the rundown on our new Billet Aluminum Brake Booster Check Valve—with all the details and benefits you need to know.

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Topics: conversion kits, Brake Boosters, Parts

‘Unheard Of’: Master Power Brakes Wins 3 Awards at Street Rod Nationals

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 29, 2020 2:59:00 PM

Despite most hot rod events being shut down this summer due to the pandemic, the ultimate car show went on.

The National Street Rod Association (NSRA) gave out several awards at the 51st Annual Street Rod Nationals this year in Louisville, Kentucky.

Master Power Brakes was honored three times at the New Product display. Let’s dive into the details and explain what these awards mean for our customers.

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Topics: conversion kits, Brake Boosters, Parts

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