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Front and Rear Brake Upgrades on '65 Belvedere II Inspire Confidence at the Track

Posted by toby on Aug 29, 2013 10:01:42 AM

We’ve been manufacturing model specific brake kits for classic cars since 1983, and while we may sound a little full of ourselves, we think we are pretty good at what we do.  Although all of us here think we offer some of the best brake kits in the business, it’s always nice to hear and read nice things about our products from industry insiders. And this is exactly what happened when we saw a recent installation piece from the folks at Street Legal TV.

Turns out the Street Legal TV guys had taken their 1965 Plymouth Belvedere II out on a few local tracks. They already knew the car’s four wheel drum brakes weren’t up to the job, so they upgraded to factory style front disc brakes.  The upgrade would offer plenty of braking power for sufficient for cruising and daily driving, but the factory upgrade couldn’t take the heat on the track.

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Topics: brake upgrade, classic cars, conversion kits, drum brakes, front disc brakes, Press, racing, track, 1965 Plymouth Belvedere II, rally wheels, rear disc brakes

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