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.
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 >>
A flat tire can be a real pain, and having to spend the time and money to have it fixed makes it even worse. George Vondriska shows you how to repair a flat without the hassle using a simple tire plug repair kit. With these instructions, you’ll be back on the road in no time.Watch Now >>
Disc brakes are a popular upgrade for many years and makes of cars. The advantages of disc brakes include superior stopping power, improved reliability and greater ease of maintenance. Mark Simpson takes us through an overview of the SSBC brake conversion kit we’ll be installing on our ’57 DeSoto project, which includes everything we’ll need…Watch 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 our…Watch Now >>