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  1. Anyone running 12.19" Wilwoods on 15" wheels?

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    I'm a classic guy (66), and am considering throwing a pile of money at front and rear 12.19" Wilwoods all around (likely 6 piston up front and 4 piston in back). I have Granadas up front and drums in back, which work better than all-drums that were on it 15 years ago, but driving anything...
  2. Brake question

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    This might be a stupid question but I've never changed drum brakes before. I put all the new shoes on and pressed the brakes with the drum off and only one shoe seems to move, is this how is suppose to be? I checked the other side and that I did not change and it did the same. I just bought the...
  3. Brake lights not working

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    My 66 is all set to go on the wiring except the brakes. I bought a new brake light switch but that doesn't seem to be working. Am I right in assuming if I jump the two wires to to the brake light switch the brakes should light up? I followed the green/ red wire and that is hooked up right but...
  4. Loud clunk from rear

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    Hey everyone, I recently picked up a 1966 Ford Custom 500 and am in the process of restoring it. I'm somewhat new to car repair so I'm learning as I go so bear with me. Every time I come to a stop I can hear a loud clunk sound come from the rear of the car, driver side I believe. Initially I...
  5. Brake Light Troublshooting

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    I recently bought a '64 Hardtop Thunderbird that was partially restored in the late 90's and pretty much has been sitting ever since. I got the engine running after cleaning out the old gas and rebuilding the carb, then had the master cylinder and booster rebuilt--so the car runs and stops...
  6. DIY Metal Brake/Bender

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    I needed to bend a 15" long piece of 1/8" aluminum, and from past experience I know a big hammer and a couple 2x4s is not the way to get it done. I also know the manual lever-type benders you can build pretty easily are only good for sheet material, no way to bend 1/8" aluminum with one. So I...
  7. Question can I Upgrade to Dual Calipers on a P71

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    Hello iv,e been wondering is it possible to upgrade to a Dual Caliper Larger Brake pad Like on the front on my 04 P71 Crown Vic and if so can someone explain what's all involved in Doing it thanks Gang
  8. Mystery part in my MC internals?

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    I found an extra part inside my master cylinder... it's a wafer-thin washer between the piston and the spring cup. My rebuild kit didn't come with a replacement and it's not mentioned in the shop manual. What is it and should I reuse it? Any help, thanks.
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