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Old 07/09/2019, 09:48 AM   #1
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Front Drum to Disc Conversion

Have any of you installed this kit from Opentracker? The price of $789 seems quite reasonable for what's in the kit, it even includes the master cylinder, booster, and pedal. Plus it fits on the drum spindles.
https://opentrackerracing.com/produc...-v8-1967-1969/

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Old 07/09/2019, 10:14 AM   #2
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Have not, but that would closely mimic the 4 piston K/H front disc brakes as found on 1967's.

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Old 07/09/2019, 01:57 PM   #3
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Back in the olden days before disc brakes, cars had Power Drum Brakes.
NPD sells a Drum Power Brake kit for $319.95 (NPD# 2005-23AB). I installed one several years ago, and it worked great

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Old 07/10/2019, 12:50 PM   #4
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I just installed a power booster on a 1968 Mustang six cylinder car with 4 lug drum brakes. It works great and has a nice progressive feel. And it will lock the tires for one panic stop no problem. I feel that people jump to 4 wheel discs to much. A car will only stop as fast as the friction between the tire and the road. Bigger tires that are high performance (softer) can help.

Certainly if you are road racing then by all means go 4 wheel discs. But for a street car, I feel it is a waste of money. And by all means front discs are nice for heavier cars and high speed abuse. Rear discs without going to an ABS system will not stop a street car any faster.

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