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Customs Disc brake conversion for a 1950 Ford Club Coupe

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 59buick, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. 59buick
    Joined: Feb 15, 2010
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    Looking online for a disc brake conversion for my 50, can not seem to find anything some include the master cylinder some don't some have power some don't, any ideas, companies?
     
  2. 50pontiacguy
    Joined: Aug 3, 2014
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    Have you tried scarebird?
     
  3. RICK R 44
    Joined: Dec 13, 2009
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    There are several companies that provide the kit you want. Pick up a copy of Street Rodder magazine and look through the adds. I copied a kit produced by CPP. Uses Aeroster rotors and Camaro calipers. I made my own brackets and bearing spacers. Used G M booster and master from late 60's. Make sure that you get a booster/master that came from a vehicle with disc/drum brakes. Also used the G M proportioning valve from the same vehicle . Brakes are a great improvement over stock. Work like a new car. In my opinion, defenately worth the time and cost
     
  4. 51custom
    Joined: Feb 15, 2011
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    Try, Shoebox Central, they have a kit. Good people to deal with.
    Jim
     

  5. ECI makes great kit!
     
  6. Paul B
    Joined: Sep 29, 2007
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  7. Yep!
    Call Shoebox Central in Oklahoma City.
    Chris and Holly have it all. Helped us get our 49 back on the road...
     
  8. 59buick
    Joined: Feb 15, 2010
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    Yes after searching all over the net, found these guys in OKC, going to drive up tomorrow just an hour and a half away, cheaper to drive than to ship, thanks
     

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