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13.63" Overall Diameter, 3.812" Overall Width

  • Self-energizing 12" x 1 3/4" or 12" x 2" backing plate assembly complete with shoes, wheel cylinders and hardware
  • Fits either the front or rear of '37-'48 Ford cars with original style rear axles and '37-'47 1/2 ton pickups
  • Offered here also is a new iron 12" x 2" brake drum with 5"x 5 1/2" bolt circle
  • New iron 12" x 2" brake drums with a 5 on 5-1/2" bolt circle
  • Overall diameter measures 13.63"

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BrandSpeedway Motors

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Bendirx Brake Kit

If you want the early look but are reluctant to use old non-energizing drum brakes, we have just what you need. Our 100% new self-energizing backing plate assemblies come complete with shoes, wheel cylinders and hardware. Fits either the front or rear of 1937-48 Ford cars or 1937-47 Ford half-ton pickups with original style rear axle.

These have provisions for an emergency brake cable. These brake assemblies can be used with Buick drums and 1948 Ford hubs, or we also offer new iron 12" x 2" brake drums (910-65400) with 5 on 5-1/2" bolt circle which are impossible to find elsewhere.

  • Wheel Cylinder Inlet:  7/16"-24 IFF
    • To connect an AN 3 hose, use (2) of 910-318-7/16"
    • To connect a 3/16" steel line, use (2) of 910-3183-7/16"
  • Bolt Pattern:  3-3/8" center to center both horizontal and vertically
  • Use with park brake cables typical of 39-48 Ford passenger cars
  • Includes backing plates, shoes, hardware, and wheel cylinders.

 

Brake Drums

We offer these new iron 12" x 2" brake drums with a 5 on 5-1/2" bolt circle, which are impossible to find elsewhere. Use this brake drum with our Bendix Style self-energizing 12" x 1-3/4" or 12" x 2" backing plate assemblies for 1937-1948 Ford.

 

Specifications

KEY SPECS
BrandSpeedway Motors
GENERAL
Overall Diameter13.63"
Overall Width3.812"
Bolt Hole Pattern5 on 5.5"
Sold in QuantityKit
NotesThe friction surface goes all the way to the edge. The surface is chamfered but the shoe surface is to the edge. Hub I.D. is 3.25" Mounting face is 7.88" O.D. Drop from face is 1.40"