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  1. famous bob

    Front disc brake conversion kits

    so how 4expensive was it ?
  2. famous bob

    Front disc brake conversion kits

    yeah , I procrastinated on a complete newly rebuilt set up , think it was hemgtx was selling a while back , big mistake on my part . As always, when the deal is there ,I aint got the coin .
  3. famous bob

    Can you lock up your disc brakes?

    this is *** backwards from what a brand new 68 forrm S barracuda would do from the factory , in a panic stop , front discs would not lock up , the back drums would !
  4. famous bob

    Can you lock up your disc brakes?

    I cant either, 205 70 15 on front , 295 60 d15 on rear , 15/16 master, 4 wheel disc, does stop pretty well tho.
  5. famous bob

    Need help selecting master cylinder

    I have a 15/16'' master cyl on mine , wish I`d gone w/ a 7/8'' , stops good , but wont lock up at all. Doesn`t have any abnormal travel at all !
  6. famous bob

    Master Cylinder

    I use the same , mine is from an 86 diplomat tho. 15/16 , stops my car , but cant lock them up ---? Wish I`d gone 7/8'' !
  7. famous bob

    A Body Disc Brake Swap 101

    I now have 8.5`s on the back of my car, would like to have some fronts to match , but 7'' is the narrowest ones they made , maybe 6'' , but I dont want that much weight up there .
  8. famous bob

    A Body Disc Brake Swap 101

    I didnt read all these posts , are those ur front wheels ? how wide are they ?
  9. famous bob

    Which Brake booster - Willwood MC

    What size master cyl. are you running ??
  10. famous bob

    Help K member bolt size

    ONCE U GET THE SIZE FIGURED OUT , u can go to fastenall and get allen head bolts the same size , of course you`ll have to use dthick washers w/ them . I have had 2 on my car now for about 10 yrs . .
  11. famous bob

    MBM 4 wheel disc brake conversion master cylinder question

    I had to use an offset block anyway , (raised port heads are big), its a 4 to two conversion, 1/2'' thick, modified the rod to the same 1/2'' to allow for the block.
  12. famous bob

    MBM 4 wheel disc brake conversion master cylinder question

    I have 4 wheel discs on my 68 fastback , keep the stock splitter/residual valve , I run a 15/16'' 1987 diplomat master cyl. , stops well , but I cant lock them up . If I ever get the urge , I might go to a 7/8'' master cyl. . 72blunblu has a lot of experience in these matters ----- could also...
  13. famous bob

    Pirate Jacks disc brake conversion kits

    I AM FOLLOWING ALL THESE POSTS , FROM YOU GUYS THAT KNOW WHAT UR TALKING ABOUT , as I`m going back to the stock k frame w/ no torsion bars , probly this summer , '' IF '' , I dont come up with hemi car Im going to look at next month. Wondering if I could use the 11'' willwood disc brake set up...
  14. famous bob

    Classic Industries OER front conversion question

    HEY BLU , WHAYT ARE THE CHEAPER WAYS U MENTIONED / What is the best set up to run w/ coil over springs , using a stock k-frame . Am running 4 wheel discs already on the car , want to go back to the stock kframe w/o torsion bars .
  15. famous bob

    which master cylinder?

    Wish I`d gone 7/8 , installed 15/16 on my 4 wheel manual disc setup .. What brand 7/8 ----??
  16. famous bob

    Adjustable Proportional Valve - Do I need one?

    I dont run one on mine , just the orig. feed block for the old drum brakes . Your master cyl. piston is too big -------------jmo
  17. famous bob

    Wire Wrapped Around Brake Line

    I wire brushed mine , still on the stock brake lines and reused them before putting the end fittings on and double flaring them . Dam sure didnt use them to bend the new lines !
  18. famous bob

    Same Size Rotors Front and Rear?

    Unless the rear tires are a lot taller = more leverage against lock up .
  19. famous bob

    Drum to Disc Conversion Help

    With 4 wheel discs , I use the stock distribution block anyway , no proportioning valve at all-------
  20. famous bob

    Drum to Disc Conversion Help

    WHAT KITS ARE U GUYS TALKING ABOUT ? NEW , OR STUFF OFF A USED LATER MODEL? I`M THINKING ABOUT RE INSTALLING MY ORIG. 1968 FORM S FRONT END , AFTER i GET THE K FRAME MOD DONE, WOULD BE NICE TO COME UP W/ A KIT FOR BIG BOLT PATTERN W/OUT PIECING USED PARTS TOGETHER -------AT A DECENT PRICE...
  21. famous bob

    Dr. DIFF cobra brake/ master cylinder question

    Question , if the bowls on a new 15/16'' master cyl. are the same size , does it make a differance which way the lines are hooked up ?
  22. famous bob

    upgrade master brake cylinder

    I measured mine when I bought it new, its 15/16'' , alum. , dual resorvior -------??
  23. famous bob

    upgrade master brake cylinder

    I run a dodge diplomat 15/16 , alum. master cyl. , works pretty good , but I cant lock up my 4 wheel disc set up ----------have thot about a 7/8 too.
  24. famous bob

    upgrade master brake cylinder

    hymm , I must be off on something !
  25. famous bob

    upgrade master brake cylinder

    Hey blu , can u lock urs up ? I cant ----------4 wheel discs , w/ 15/16 .
  26. famous bob

    Metric hardware in brake parts (rant)

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I fear ur right , but it pisses me off too , to buy hotrod parts for a 50 yr old car , from jegs or summit , and the have metric fasteners in them !! dsam chinese one-hung-low b.s. !!
  27. famous bob

    Need Help!!

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ , or where you have the rear brake line hooked up to the dist block /up front .
  28. famous bob

    Drag Car Master Cylinder and ADJ Proportion Valve

    Dont know about the pedal travel on the 7/8, bet it would be fine . but mine is perfect on that account. You will need more pressure for staging with disc brakes , i found that out the hard way, discs dont hold as well on the line as drums , have been my experiance .
  29. famous bob

    Drag Car Master Cylinder and ADJ Proportion Valve

    Seems like that would be correct, but is *** backwards, if its manual brake set up , u need a smaller piston master cyl.. I have a 15/16 master cyl on mine , have thot about a 7/8 , but I`m not having that big a problem , 29.5 tall tires on the back, 26 on the front , no proportioning valve ...
  30. famous bob

    Manual disc brake master cylinder?

    4 wheel manual discs, stock 4 wheel drum dist block---------- 1987 DODGE DIPLOMAT , 15/16'' BORE , HAD ONE ON MINE FOR 9ISH YRS , WOULD BE A BIT BETTER W/ A 7/8'' BORE THO .
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