Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

1965-1972 Ford F-100 Disc Brake Conversions Kits for Front & Rear

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jan 4, 2019 2:17:00 PM

 

The F-100 is an American classic with more and more people falling in love with them on a daily basis. It's distinct shape, look and sound is something many of us know very well. When you think of a classic truck this is definitely one of the trucks that comes to mind. 

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How Does a Combination Valve Work?

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 5, 2018 2:15:00 PM

A Combination Valve is just what the name implies…a valve that does a combination of things. The problem is people get confused as to what is happening within the valve and what might be going on. With the information below, we hope some of this gets explained.

Many people will call this particular valve a Proportioning Valve. That isn't necessarily 100% incorrect as a portion of the valve does perform that function. The proper and technical name for this valve is a Combination Valve. To begin, we should discuss why it is called a Combination Valve. As we mentioned earlier, this valve does a combination of things and is made up of several different segments doing many different things. There is the Pressure Differential Switch and Valve, the Metering Valve and the Proportioning Valve. Read below to learn more.

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Brake Valve Overview

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 5, 2018 10:37:00 AM

There are many different valves used in the conversion from drum brakes to disc brakes and in brake systems in general. Have you ever wondered about the various types of valves that make up your brake system and what they do? This post offers a description of what some of those valves are and how they relate to your vehicle and situation.

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Product Highlight: The Master Power Brakes Rallye Series

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 3, 2018 10:29:07 AM

Over the course of many years our customers have used our Legend Series brake system which has proven to be a very strong and reliable. The Legend Series has been the staple of Master Power Brakes since our inception in the 80's. It continues to be our top seller and most commonly used kit. However at Master Power Brakes we are always looking for new ways to improve upon things. This led us to take another look at our Legend Series kits and what we could do to improve them. The result of that hard work is our Rallye Series disc brake conversion kits. 

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NEW 1953-62 Corvette Legend Series Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kit

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Sep 4, 2018 3:48:37 PM

At Master Power Brakes, we’ve always offered a front disc brake conversion kit for the 1953-1962 Chevrolet Corvette but haven’t been able to offer a rear kit due to packaging reasons. With the recent change to all of our disc brake conversion kits for the car and truck applications, we decided to take a second look at the C1 Corvette and see if there was anything we could now do. What we found made us very happy.

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