The program administrator will replace or refund the cost of the covered part of a period of 12 months after the manufacturers warranty elapses, or from the date of purchase if the manufacturer does not offer a warranty. A few pieces from the stock brake assembly are reused. Includes a custom Billet Mounting plate with studs for the firewall and master, Strange 1. The Maximum Motorsports engineers know how crucial a good manual brake system is to racing applications and to discerning drivers. Because manual brakes do not require a power booster, that entire assembly is removed.
The brake arm has a number of mounting holes drilled to allow for pedal adjustment. Required when changing a Hydroboost unit. It was very obvious that a great deal of research and development went into this kit, from the components included right down to the instructions. Since 1992 when the company was founded, Maximum Motorsports has established itself as a leader in Mustang performance parts. Of course older cars didn't have power brakes, but I have driven them before and you have more movement in the pedal. The pushrod connects to the new pedal via a rod end, which makes for a precise, solid connection with no slop. Chuck went on to explain why we would benefit in using manual brakes in our project car.
The thing to watch out with this is that you may not have enough volume to push the brakes far enough to hit the pads and or drums if you go too small on the mc bore or have big bore calipers or combination of both. Any usage or mentions of these terms throughout our website and print ads are used for identification purposes only. Additionally, manual brakes allow for brake modulation which can be very difficult when using power-assisted brakes. We found some adapter fittings from Wilwood that adapted the stock brake lines to the master cylinder and the Roll Stop. Save weight with a 1979-93 Mustang manual brake conversion kit. Late Model Restoration has no affiliation with Ford Motor Company, Roush Enterprises, or Saleen. There was no difficulty with the installation or understanding the directions.
. The Maximum Motorsports Manual Brake Conversion Kit is designed to fit all 1979 to 1993 Ford Mustang models. Ideal pedal ratio on manual brakes is 6:1. We ended up with a clean installation on our manual brake conversion, and a braking system that we can grow into. Note: To maintain safe stopping distances, install only on cars with rear disc brakes and improved front discs. Fitment: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 Mustang.
The schematics tell the tale for installing the Roll Stop in the brake system and hooking up the power. This would allow for your brake pedal pin to be moved even higher on the pedal to get less effort. Truck freight and oversize charges still apply unless otherwise notes and can only be shipped to the lower 48 States. The instructions were very clear on which parts to discard and which ones would be reused. There are no deductibles required for use of this extended product warranty. For Mustangs equipped with rear disc brakes, the master cylinder recommendation depends upon the situation. Note: To maintain safe stopping distances, install only on cars with rear disc brakes and improved front discs.
When the Maximum Motorsports manual brake conversion kit came in, we were delighted and surprised to find a new brake pedal is included in the kit. Bolts-in, with no cutting or flaring of brake lines. To learn more about cookies, view our. Late Model Restoration has no affiliation with Ford Motor Company, Roush Enterprises, or Saleen. The test drive provided proof that a manual brake conversion was indeed a wise upgrade. Maximum Motorsports also sells brake line adapter kits to assist with the installation.
Saleen is a registered trademark of Saleen Incorporated. Every component was carefully designed and crafted for the required task. How much space would we be saving? It also requires modification to shorten the booster pushrod and plastic collar around the pushrod in order to clear the firewall. By using readily-available aftermarket master cylinders, you are assured of always being able to find a replacement one easily, whether at home or at the track. Note that new pre-bent hardlines are required as the master cylinder will be moved beyond the reach of the stock hardlines. Give your classic, first generation 1965-1966 Mustang convertible, coupe or fastback with Manual Transmission a serious upgrade in the brakes department with this Power Brake Conversion Kit.
Thanks to the research and development put in up front, the kit we installed went in smoothly. Roush is a registered trademark of Roush Enterprises Inc. Pedal box with Maximum Motorsports brake pedal installed. In order to remove the pedal box, several panels and the steering column had to come out of the car. The brake pedal not only corrects the pedal geometry, but as an added bonus, the pedal pad can be mounted in one of six different positions on the pedal arm.
Growing up I was either camping, at the farm, or at the racetrack. I got more than I bargained for. The kit came complete with a solenoid valve, a push button microswitch, a red powder-coated mounting bracket, an in-line fuse connector, and mounting hardware. Designed to work on front disc brakes and rear drum brakes, this power brake conversion kit will require new master cylinder brake lines. The adrenaline rush of getting to the end of the strip and finding out your brakes are weaker than you would like is a bit too much for the faint of heart.