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.
While front disc brake conversions are popular on classic cars, rear brakes can be equally as important and should not be overlooked. Mark Simpson takes us through the process to remove the original rear drums and hardware from our project ’57 DeSoto, including the use of a drum puller. Then starting with a clean slate…Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you how to install two types of tire pressure monitors that will help you save your classic car, your money and possibly even your life. These are quick, simple fixes that screw on to the valve stems of the tire that you can buy at almost any car store. See how easy…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 >>