Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Should I Update My Classic Car?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jun 23, 2020 8:42:00 AM

You may have been toying with the idea of updating your classic car for quite a while. After all, it’s not an easy decision. You want to make sure you honor the authenticity of the vehicle. At the same time, you’d like to make some vehicle modifications that enhance your driving experience and make it safer for your passengers and other drivers. Here’s an overview of the pros and cons of taking on a classic car restoration project.

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Topics: Tips and Info, update

Mustang Front Disc Brake Kit Comparison - Legend Series

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jun 15, 2020 3:51:00 PM

We recently took a look at a Power Disc Brake Conversion Kit that was brought to us by a local customer and friend of Master Power Brakes. He was doing an install for a customer and the customer had brought parts to complete the installation. If you missed the comparison on the Power Booster Conversion System and would like to take a look before going any further, click here.

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Topics: conversion kits, Parts

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

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