Hydraulic Brake Adapter Rings
1.57" Overall Diameter
- 39-'48 Ford backing plates on Model A or B spindles
- For T-Buckets, Model As and lighter street rods
The old hot rodder's secret! Upgrade from those ineffective mechanical brakes to Ford's first hydraulic brake system.
This kit is used to adapt 1940 and newer Ford backing plates and hubs to Model A, Model B, or 1932-1936 Ford front spindles. The set includes a pair of spacers to go between the spindles and the backing plates, as well as a pair of bearing spacers. One set will take care of both front wheels of your car.
916-31928 Instructions (PDF)
NotesAdapts 1940-newer backing plates and hubs to 1928-'36 Ford spindles. Includes spacers to locate backing plates, bearing spacers, and instructions. Does both sides. FORD 32-68183-1
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Q & A
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