Brakes Tech Articles
Early Ford Wide 5 Drum Set Up
Tim demonstrates the brake assembly with a Wide 5 drum brake and Speedway's new self-energizing backing plate.
How-to Adjust Buick Finned Drums
Tim explains the process of adjusting Buick Finned Drums to fit Speedway's self-energizing backing plate assembly.
Grant Kroft’s 1929 Ford Model A shows us that if you are passionate enough about something, nothing can stop you from achieving your goal. Read the story behind this hot rodder!
The Perfect Braided Brake Hose
Plumbing a fluid system can sometimes be frustrating. Steve couldn't find one to fit his Laguna until he came across this stainless steel braided brake hose. Read his step by step instructions for installing this brake hose.
Adding a Bolt-On Rear Disc Brake Kit to Your Ride
Steve replaces the factory GM 8.5" 10-bolt rear end on his '76 Chevrolet Laguna S3 with a GM 10 & 12 bolt bolt-on rear disc brake kit.
Installing An Adjustable Proportioning Valve Block
Learn how to install an adjustable proportioning valve block.
1969-77 GM Brake Calipers
Steve explains the process of installing Speedway calipers.
The Day We Got Our Hands Dirty
Getting started on the brakes and more!
Speedway Tech Talk - CPP Hydroboost Brake Systems
Speedway Motors employee Pat O. talks about the CPP Hydroboost Brake System.
New Hubs for a Traditional-Style Hot Rod
Tim talks about the process of upgrading the factory hubs on his 1929 Roadster project with new manufacture units courtesy of Speedway Motors.