Front disc brake conversions have become commonplace for many classic car enthusiasts. Mark Simpson takes us step-by-step through the process of installing an SSBC conversion kit on the front of our ’57 DeSoto project car. From removing all of the factory hardware to installing new brackets, rotors and calipers, you’ll see first hand how you too can improve the safety of your car, with just a few hours in the shop.
Brent Ackley and George Vondriska do a drum to disc brake conversion upgrade review in this Classic Car video. Instead of buying each part one at a time, they recommend using a catalog and then buying a brake conversion kit that is complete with all the parts specific to the car you are working on.Watch Now >>
Bleeding the master cylinder can be done with it in the car but it would take a long time to get all the air worked out. Brent Ackley shows you how to bench bleed a master cylinder by using bleeding ports, attaching little hoses and adding brake fluid. Last step is pumping the actuating rod…Watch Now >>
We are nearing the end of our project where we’re replacing brakes and rotors. It is time to start putting things back together on the brake job. George Vondriska continues with the brake update by installing the rotor and caliper. Learn tips on tightening castle nuts on wheel bearings and more.Watch Now >>