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  1. Front drum brakes sticking

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    I finally got the engine where I want it to be and now the brakes are giving me grief. So the front brakes on my 66 are drum brakes. I just finished switching out the springs and they were working good for a bit. For some reason when I apply the brakes and come to a complete stop they stay...
  2. Power Steering Fluid in Brake System

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    Hey peeps, I am new here and have found this cool website in search of an answer. My dad and I have owned and worked on a 1968 Convertible 289 together for over 10 years. I was driving it just the other day and the power brakes decided to totally quit on me. I asked my dad if he knew of anything...
  3. Trying to figure out brake upgrades on a 65 coupe

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    I am looking into putting a Wilwood Dynalite front disc conversion on my 65 coupe since right now it is 4 drum. I am keeping the rear drum, but am going to upgrade them a little bit in the process. I am also going to get the Wilwood dual bowl master and prop valve since I just have a single...
  4. Identify rear brakes on a 1965

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    Hi, I have a 1965 289 2 barrel mustang with four wheel drum brakes. The brakes didn't work very well the last time I drove the car and since it's been sitting the brake fluid has leaked out of the master cylinder. So I was going to change all the brake shoes, wheel cylinders, master cylinder...
  5. Spongy brakes

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    Hello from sunny and beautiful lock down Italy! I bench bled & reinstalled the cleaned and refurbished 1" bore m/c and bled the brakes and took my 69 Convt for a drive.......and so far no leaks :) In a "panic stop" situation the car does NOT stop quickly enough though. I cannot lock the...
  6. 1966 Front drum brakes help

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    Hello, I've been trying to get my 1966 mustang off of jack stands for 3 weeks now. I have the back wheels turning but I can't even get the front drums fully off. Both of the front drums have been disconnected at every part except for the springs that hold the brake arms in place, the pads are...