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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

11” Rear Drum Brake Upgrade Kits For GM and Ford

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Feb 24, 2013 6:44:50 AM

When sized correctly, drum brakes can still be effective for some applications. Although there are benefits to disc brake systems, not everyone prefers to upgrade disc brakes due to the desire for the original drum brake look. Disc brakes should always be the preferred stopping method for the front of your vehicle but when it comes to the rear brake system, we have an option for you.

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Tips and Info, disc brake technology, rear disc brake conversion, Brake Boosters, Power Assisted Brakes, Drum Brake Upgrade Kit, Ford Brakes

1964, 1965, 1966 MUSTANG POWER FRONT DISC BRAKE KIT

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 4, 2012 12:03:34 PM

The conversion is designed much like the original Mustang disc brake option using low profile 4-piston calipers that bolt to an original V-8 spindle. Our approach provides for an installation that is among the simplest in the industry and also allows all 15” wheels to clear and the majority of 14” wheels.

 

 

 DB1522PAS-2 shown above (1964-1966 Ford Mustang)

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Master Power Brakes, Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Mustangs, front disc brake conversion, Drum Brake Upgrade Kit, Ford Brakes

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