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2018 Holiday Hours & Note To Customers

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 6, 2018 1:56:55 PM

 Holiday Hours

  • December 24th – Closed
  • December 25th – Closed
  • December 26th through 31st – Open as normal
  • January 1st – Closed
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Topics: News

How Does a Combination Valve Work?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 5, 2018 2:15:00 PM

A Combination Valve is just what the name implies…a valve that does a combination of things. The problem is people get confused as to what is happening within the valve and what might be going on. With the information below, we hope some of this gets explained.

Many people will call this particular valve a Proportioning Valve. That isn't necessarily 100% incorrect as a portion of the valve does perform that function. The proper and technical name for this valve is a Combination Valve. To begin, we should discuss why it is called a Combination Valve. As we mentioned earlier, this valve does a combination of things and is made up of several different segments doing many different things. There is the Pressure Differential Switch and Valve, the Metering Valve and the Proportioning Valve. Read below to learn more.

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Topics: Tips and Info, Shop News (Product Info)

Brake Valve Overview

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 5, 2018 10:37:00 AM

There are many different valves used in the conversion from drum brakes to disc brakes and in brake systems in general. Have you ever wondered about the various types of valves that make up your brake system and what they do? This post offers a description of what some of those valves are and how they relate to your vehicle and situation.

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Topics: Tips and Info, Shop News (Product Info)

Winterizing and Yearly Brake Maintenance

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 29, 2018 3:07:56 PM

For some of us, we have been fortunate enough that we have been able to enjoy our classic cars much later in the year than normal. Others were forced to put them to bed quite some time ago. If you are one of the few that has enjoyed the fall and early winter months but are now looking to put the car away for a short period of time, you probably are still going to follow your traditional checklist for winterizing your vehicle. That will include a wash and wax, a fuel stabilizer for the fuel system, changing the oil and all of the other normal stuff.

We are here as a reminder to say…………don’t forget the brake system!!

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Topics: How To Series

Product Highlight: The Master Power Brakes Rallye Series

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 3, 2018 10:29:07 AM

Over the course of many years our customers have used our Legend Series brake system which has proven to be a very strong and reliable. The Legend Series has been the staple of Master Power Brakes since our inception in the 80's. It continues to be our top seller and most commonly used kit. However at Master Power Brakes we are always looking for new ways to improve upon things. This led us to take another look at our Legend Series kits and what we could do to improve them. The result of that hard work is our Rallye Series disc brake conversion kits. 

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info)

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