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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

Is Your Ride Ready For Spring?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 25, 2019 2:15:00 PM

Spring is here and that means getting your hot rod back out. Yeah, we know some of you live in a climate that you drive your classic 52 weeks out of the year. We’ll admit it, we are jealous. When bringing the car out of storage, there are some things that need to be checked and some maintenance that needs to be performed within the brake system.

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Topics: Tips and Info, Master Power Brakes, disc brake technology, conversion kits, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, brake valve

Combination Valve Bleeder Kit

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 31, 2018 9:07:06 AM

What does this little white thing do? This is a question we hear on a regular basis when a customer is looking through all of the components that are included within the Combination Valve Kit. The answer is a Combination Valve Bleeder Tool. The next question generally goes something like “Why do I need this?” Read on a little and we will tell you.

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), Tips and Info, Video Guide, Master Power Brakes, conversion kits, Combination Valve Bleeder Tool, Combination Valve kit

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

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

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