Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Customizable 1953-1962 Corvette Power Booster Kit Looks Better and Performs Better

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jul 6, 2020 1:15:00 PM

If you’re the lucky owner of a 1953-1962 Corvette, outfitting your vehicle with a power brake system comes with some size and fit challenges. We’re always trying to improve our designs here at MP Brakes. We’ve made some changes to our Corvette booster kit that will allow for a more pleasing look, better performance, and improved durability. See what we’ve done and how these new options might work for your setup.

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Topics: conversion kits, Choosing the Right Booster, Parts

Mustang Front Disc Brake Kit Comparison - Legend Series

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jun 15, 2020 3:51:00 PM

We recently took a look at a Power Disc Brake Conversion Kit that was brought to us by a local customer and friend of Master Power Brakes. He was doing an install for a customer and the customer had brought parts to complete the installation. If you missed the comparison on the Power Booster Conversion System and would like to take a look before going any further, click here.

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Topics: conversion kits, Parts

Booster Conversion Kit Comparisons

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 20, 2020 9:22:53 AM

You May Have Wondered, “Why is your kit a higher price than your competitors?

They sure look the same in pictures.” It’s a fair question and one that we usually respond with, “They do look similar, but it’s the things you can’t see that makes the difference in price.” While we know exactly what that means, it's a vague answer and doesn't tell the entire story.

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Topics: conversion kits, Parts

What Size Components Should I Buy For My Classic Car?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 23, 2019 12:41:00 PM

In almost every instance, bigger is always going to be better when selecting the best options for your disc brake conversion system for your classic car. Most everything from the size of the brake rotors all the way to the power brake booster is a situation where bigger is better. Let’s take a look at those components and explain what we mean by that statement.

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Topics: Parts

What Problems Can Occur with a Power Brake Booster?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 16, 2019 11:36:00 AM

By using vacuum pressure to your advantage, power brake boosters allow you to stop the car with minimal force on the pedal. The very inner workings that provide that valuable assistance can fail, however, leaving the bulk of the work in your hands without a moment’s notice. Although this is relatively rare, it is important to know just what to watch for in determining if your power brake booster is going bad or has failed. You can then take the right steps to rectify the problem and keep your vehicle in optimal condition mile after mile.

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Topics: Brake Boosters, Parts

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