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Disc Brakes versus Drum Brakes: Friction, Heat, and Selecting the Best Brake Upgrade Option for Your Classic Car

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jan 22, 2015 1:08:40 PM

Most of our customers own cars that came with drum brakes as original equipment, and sooner or later, they need to make a decision about upgrading to disc brake technology. If you own a very rare, museum quality classic car that is 100% original, you can make a reasonable case for leaving things alone. 

 

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Topics: Tips and Info, Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Master Power Brakes, Hard Brake Pedal, Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Mustangs, disc brake technology, conversion kits, tech tip, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Ford Brakes, Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes

3 Tips For Better Classic Car Braking

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 3, 2014 11:24:18 AM

Most classic car owners fall into one of two camps. On the one hand, we have a small minority of owners with rare, museum quality cars. In most cases, these folks are reluctant to make any changes to their cars because even the smallest modification means losing an important part of automotive history. On the other hand, we have classic car enthusiasts that modify their vehicles for better performance and safer operation. 

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Topics: Tips and Info, Master Power Brakes, conversion kits, tech tip, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Power Assisted Brakes, Drum Brake Upgrade Kit, Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes, Better Classic Car Braking

Disc Brake Conversion Kits for Classic Ford Trucks

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 18, 2013 2:45:38 PM

In the past year or so, the 1963-1972 Ford trucks have definitely become a hot commodity. Master Power Brakes has always had and provided a disc brake conversion solution for these trucks, but our kits  included a spindle from a later application that required removal of the king pins during installation. This is not the end of the world but it does mean an additional step that nobody enjoys--especially if king pin replacement isn’t necessary. The spindles from our older kits have become very difficult to obtain so we decided it was time for a change. Our new front disc brake conversion kits for older Ford trucks are a huge improvement!

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Topics: How To Series, Shop News (Product Info), Disc Brake Conversion Kit, conversion kits, tech tip, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes, Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Trucks

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