Join the team at Tin Man Fabrication as we upgrade a 1967 Ford Mustang to Wilwood front disc brakes and install an Ididit tilt steering column. Hot rod mechanic Jim Koncker, takes us step-by-step through the process of upgrading to Wilwood performance front disc brakes, including: tear down, hub assembly, packing bearings, bracket installation and brake line install. Additionally, Jim demonstrates the process to upgrade the steering column to an Ididit tilt column including re-pinning the electrical harness, and upgrading to newer style steering joints. Finally, installation is completed with a Wilwood dual reservoir master cylinder, as Jim fabricates an adapter plate to convert this mustang from power brakes to manual for better brake feel when participating in performance driving events.
George Vondriska explains that malfunctioning cruise control comes from a broken brake switch and it can be a real cheap and easy fix as long as you know you way around a dashboard. Use these helpful tips provided in this video to go through a brake switch replacement for your classic car with ease!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 rodWatch Now >>
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 ourWatch 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 >>