Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Selecting the Right Booster/Master Cylinder Combo For Your Classic Car

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jun 28, 2019 2:31:11 PM

If you are looking to convert your current manual brakes to a power system, you are probably wondering which Master Power Brakes Booster/Master Power Conversion system to choose. 

Some applications are pretty straight forward as there is only one option, but we see plenty of situations where two, three or even four different options can work.  So which one should you choose?

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Topics: How To Series, Shop News (Product Info), Converting Power Assisted Brakes

Picking the Right Proper Vacuum Hose For Your Brake System

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Because we are gear heads, we take every chance to look under the hoods during car shows and swap meets.  One of our guys just got back from a big show and he was surprised by how a mistake he saw so many times. 

To use his words, “How could something like this be wrong on so many vehicles?”

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Topics: How To Series, Master Power Brakes, tech tip, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Converting Power Assisted Brakes, vacuum hose, the right vacuum hose, brake system hose

Converting to Power Assisted Brakes Part I:  Why Booster Size Matters

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jun 25, 2015 10:49:41 AM

Converting from manual to power-assisted brakes is a major upgrade and one of the most common projects that we discuss with customers. Due to the different size requirements for brake boosters and master cylinders, you may need some help sorting out the available options to optimize your vehicle’s brake system performance. That’s where the tech pros here at Master Power Brakes really shine.

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Topics: How To Series, Master Power Brakes, Hard Brake Pedal, calipers, disc brake technology, tech tip, Brake Boosters, Power Assisted Brakes, Converting Power Assisted Brakes

Converting the 1965 Ford Mustang to Front Disc Brakes

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Nov 4, 2013 2:07:44 PM

Converting your 1965 Mustang from drum to front disc brakes is a weekend upgrade project that will improve braking reliability and performance for years.  Like most muscle cars from this era, the 1965 Ford Mustang came equipped with drum brakes off the assembly line.  There are some enthusiasts who insist on keeping their cars as close to the original look and feel as possible – and we get that. 

 

At the same time, there are a number of reasons why folks convert from drum to front disc brakes. 

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Tips and Info, Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Master Power Brakes, Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Mustangs, Ford Mustang Brakes, disc brake technology, conversion kits, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Brake Boosters, Power Assisted Brakes, Converting Power Assisted Brakes

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