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!
How to Install a Braided Brake Line
Plumbing a fluid system can sometimes be frustrating. In this article, Steve walks you through a brake line installation with pro tips to get the job done right.
Adjustable Proportioning Valve Block Installation
Learn how to install and properly tune brakes with 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.
Disc Brakes with Factory Wheels on a Ford F1
In this Tech Tip, a customer asked about finding a set of disc brakes for his 1949 Ford F1 pickup, with one caveat. He wants to use the factory wheels.
Disc Brakes and Proportioning Valves
In this Tech Tip, John confirms a customer question regarding the need for a proportioning valve on his ’55 F100 brake build.