Deluxe Disc Brake Kit, 1955-1964 Chevy Full-size Car, Stock Spindle
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Please note the following about this product:
- This item is sold as a kit.
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These kits allow you to mount front disc brakes on your 1955-1964 Chevy full-size car (Bel-Air, Biscayne, Impala, 150 Series, 210 Series). Front disc brakes provide a significant improvement in braking performance versus the drum brakes your old Chevy came with. This disc brake kit works with stock, drum brake spindles only - it does not work with 2" drop spindles. Kit will work with 14" wheels intended for disc brake applications, as well as most 15" (or larger) wheels.
Rotors are 11" diameter with 5 on 4-3/4" bolt pattern and calipers have 7/16"-20 inlets. This kit will increase track width 7/8" per side or 1-3/4" total when installed.
- 11" Rotors
- 5 on 4-3/4" - bolt pattern
- Metric calipers
- Calipers mount behind axle (rearward)
- Will work with 14" & larger wheels intended for use with disc brakes
- Bearings, pads, brackets included
- Seals and hoses
- Hardware included
- Increases trac-width 7/8" per side
- For '55-'64 Chevy fullsize cars.
910-31911 Instructions (PDF)
- This kit will not work with the original '55-'64 Chevy 4-wheel drum brake master cylinder. It does not have the capacity to supply the proper amount of pressure for front disc brakes. For best results, we recommend using master cylinder booster kit 910-31974 with this front disc brake conversion.
- Front drum-to-disc brake conversions also require a proportioning valve to be installed in the rear brake line circuit. The proportioning valve modulates pressure to the rear brakes which is necessary to prevent the rear brakes from locking up in an emergency stop situatiuon. Recommended master cylinder booster kit 910-31974 also incudes an adjustable proportioning valve to allow for a proper installation of front disc brakes.
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