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.
After completing our conversion to SSBC front and rear disc brakes, Mark Simpson made some other conversions to our project ’57 DeSoto, these included installing a dual reservoir master cylinder, adding a proportioning valve to the rear brake circuit and installing a remote reservoir for easy maintenance. Adding an entirely modern braking system to our…Watch Now >>
Learn how to replace rotors with proper preparation of the rotors by greasing the wheel bearings prior to install. George Vondriska and Brent Ackley show you a way to grease the wheel bearings differently than the way you may be used to doing it. Also learn about a seal seat kit that helps seat the seal.Watch Now >>