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@blkfrd If both of these gentlemen decide to back out, consider me 3rd in line for my daughter’s 66. :)
That should say something about the quality and reliability of the Kelsey-Hayes braking system 56 years on.
 
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That should say something about the quality and reliability of the Kelsey-Hayes braking system 56 years on.
After 56 years most of the kinks have been worked out of these brakes. Most of the survivors survive because of meticulous maintenance. Friction material must be much better now. Back around 1970, these were hated by many owners. Quality control at Ford plants was horrible. Read the old pony car tests from the 1960s and they had a hard time testing them because important parts were missing like brake pads and wheel bearings. I recall hearing about $600 brake jobs to fix Mustang brakes first time around. A huge bill in 1970. These brakes will corrode terribly from road salt. The single-piston caliper was a better value for most consumers.
 

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Do internet search 66 disc brake conversion and pick best you can afford very easy swap also agree power brakes waste of money to add.
 

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They are 5 lug wheels. Car was built in April, 1966.What is the CSRP kit?
I was asking for the date code of the rims. They have a date code too. Something like 6ME. The first means 1966 (second is the plant and third the month.

The got posted already. Great kit which includes everything you need. I only changed to high quality pads from EBC (red stuff).

I personally don’t think power brakes are necessary, but this is your choice.


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