Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Will There Be Track Width Change With a Rear Disc Brake Conversion?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Mar 30, 2021 4:26:00 PM

If you’ve ever done a front disc brake conversion on your classic car, you may have had to deal with track width change. 

As you contemplate investing in a rear disc brake conversion kit, you may be worried about running into the same problem. 

Will the wheels and tires still fit under the fenders in the original position once the conversion is done?

Here’s the difference between front and rear disc brake conversions when it comes to their effects on track width.

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Topics: disc brake technology, rear disc brake conversion, Parts

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, calipers, conversion kits, rear disc brake conversion, front disc brake conversion, Ford Brakes

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

New: Legend Series Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits for Car Applications

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on May 31, 2018 9:07:35 AM

 

As a company, we recently finished a complete re-design of our Ford and Chevrolet Truck Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits. We were so pleased with the results, we decided to look at what could be done with the kits we offer for the car applications as well. Upon further investigation, we realized a complete do-over was in order for these as well. Just like the truck kits, we didn’t want to make changes just to make changes. We wanted something better and we wanted more!

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Topics: Shop News (Product Info), calipers, conversion kits, rear disc brake conversion

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, Power Assisted Brakes, vacuum hose, brake system hose

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