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Old 02-26-2018, 10:25 AM
 
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Disc Brake installation

Just completed the conversion to disc brakes, what an improvement in stopping.
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Nice work.
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What master / booster is that? What kind of car is it from?
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Brakes are from 1970 mustang. I don't know the manufacturer of the brake booster, you can check with https://www.classicdiscbrakes.com/55...ke-Conversions
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YES, NICE BOOSTER---BUT I WOULN'T RUN THE VACUUM LINE LIKE THAT--LOTS OF HEAT COMES OFF THE EXH.foul_wordMANIFOLD--PLEASE RUN THE VAC LINE ON THE OTHER SIDE TO KEEP THE HEAT AWAY FROM IT---I DID THE SAME YEARS AGO WITH MT 55 AND IT HAD ORIGINAL POWER BRAKE BOOSTER--THE LINE TO THE BOOSTER WENT FROM THE MASTER TO THE BOOSTER MOUNTED ON THE FENDER WELL WELL AND IT WAS RUBBER..WENT TO WORK- (AFTERNOONS) GOT OOT 11:30 PM STARTED TO GO HOME---OH NO -NO BRAKES -- STOP AND LOOK -- RUBBER LINE MELTED BY HOT EXH. MAN... HAD TO GO HOME (GOOD THING IT WAS 'OUT IN THE STICKS' - 20 M.P.H. USEING EMERGENCY BRAKE---MADE IT OK..SO IF HEAT MELTS THE VAC. LINE--ALL YOU LOSE IS BOOST...BUT BE AWARE OF ALL THIS...BYE....ED MLYNEK
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