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66 manual drum brakes: add dual master cylinder, etc?

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bandit1:
Here's what I'm thinking... convert from manual to power brakes, convert from single MC to dual MC, replace the wheel cylinders, clean up/use the existing shoes, have drums turned. I'm still looking around for new brake hardware/lines/hoses. Converting to disc brakes (front) is out of my $ range for now.

Soaring:
I can help you convert from single to dual MC, but not from going to power brakes.  That, to me, is a waste of money on these light weight cars. 

bandit1:
I wasn't set on power brakes, I just thought it would be good to go from manual to power (conventional wisdom). What are the the pros/cons of power brakes? Have you had them on your car(s)?

Soaring:
No, I have not put power brakes on my 65.  Personally, I feel that if you want power brakes and disk brakes on a 65-66 classic, then you need to buy a different car than a classic 1965-66 Mustang.  They don't need that.  If you want the feel of driving a classic 65-66, then don't screw around with putting power and disk brakes on them.  Others have differing opinions.  However, I did put a dual MC  on my 65 and there is a certain procedure you need to follow.  So, if you wish to keep the drum brakes, but add the dual MC, let me know. 

bandit1:

--- Quote from: Soaring on July 27, 2008, 06:19:38 PM ---No, I have not put power brakes on my 65.  Personally, I feel that if you want power brakes and disk brakes on a 65-66 classic, then you need to buy a different car than a classic 1965-66 Mustang.  They were not designed for that.  If you want the feel of driving a classic, then don't screw around with putting power and disk brakes on them.  Others have differing opinions.  However, I did put a dual MC  on my 65 and there is a certain procedure you need to follow.  So, if you wish to keep the drum brakes, but add the dual MC, let me know. 

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I'm interested in your information/advice/photos on the upgrade from single mc to dual mc. Thanks.

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