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New Product: Hard Line Kit For 1964-1966 Ford Mustangs

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 31, 2019 3:58:28 PM

Not everyone has proper brake line tools. As a result this can make doing an installation of a disc brake conversion kit a bit frustrating. It can lead to challenges in getting the lines routed properly to valve locations and connection ports. The lack of the proper tools can also lead to a look that's less than desirable.

Many of you have mentioned that having a hard line set would make life a lot easier when doing a disc brake conversion. So we listened and we are very proud to introduce our very first hard line kit. What makes our hard lines unique is that they are not a reproduction. These lines are specifically made for 1964-1966 ford mustangs using Master Power Brakes products.

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Tips and Info, Master Power Brakes, Ford Mustang Brakes, disc brake technology, Hard Line Kit

1957-1972 Full Size Ford Disc Brake Conversion Kit

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 27, 2019 4:48:20 PM

The vehicles made from the late 50's to early 70's are some of the best looking cars in American history. Some of our favorites of this era come from the Ford Motor Company. It must not be just us that thinks this since the kits we offer for this application are some of our best sellers. Therefore, we thought we would take a look at the Legend Series Disc Brake Conversion Kits that we offer for the 1957 -1972 Full-Size Fords.

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Topics: Tips and Info, Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Master Power Brakes, Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Mustangs, Ford Mustang Brakes, calipers, conversion kits, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion

Legend Series Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Mustangs

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 1, 2018 10:46:01 AM

In 1964, the Ford Motor Company introduced arguably one of the most popular cars ever in the Ford Mustang. Over the years, these cars have been everything from a simple cruiser to a full-on race car. They are timeless and seem to fit everyone’s requirements for what a cool car should be. While they may look good and are loved because of that, they suffer from the same thing that many cars suffered from back then and that was what we know of today as quality disc brakes. There were some exceptions to the rule during this time but for the most part, the vast majority of the Mustangs produced up through 1973 came as a drum brake equipped vehicle. 

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Master Power Brakes, Disc Brake Conversion Kit For Ford Mustangs, Ford Mustang Brakes, Legend Series

Justifying the Cost of a Disc Brake Conversion Kit

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Apr 30, 2014 10:23:45 AM

We recently received a note from the owner of a 65 Mustang asking us to justify the cost and expense of converting his car from drum to disc brakes. We field this question on a regular basis, so we thought it made sense to share our thoughts with our readers.

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Topics: Tips and Info, Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Master Power Brakes, Ford Mustang Brakes, disc brake technology, conversion kits, tech tip, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, 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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