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Old 04-25-2012, 09:47 PM
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Iím gearing up to completely overhaul and upgrade the brakes on my í60. I have about 98% of the parts I need and if the weather permits, I can get started this weekend. Here some pics of the parts Iím using.

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Strange lookin discs!!
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Strange lookin discs!!
68' mustang rotors
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68' mustang rotors
The picture shows drum brakes. I was just making a little joke! I did not see all the pictures below that.

I am also in the process of installing front disc brakes. I have a similar looking booster but the bolts to the MC are longer so I can use either a side bracket or one that goes underneath.
I have AC so I am using an original bendix bracket and adding a jeep extender bracket to get past the AC plenum. I am going to try something a little different with the hockey stick. I will post some pictures when I get it done. Right now I am waiting to get my car back from the garage, I have had the 390 and the C6 installed. Just a few more details before we start it for the first time.
Hope to have it back and be working on the brakes by next week.

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Those are some great pix, Marcelo! Good luck with your conversion. You should love the braking when you are done!
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Adapter to connect to link pin

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What adapter are you using? Did your car have manual brakes before or did it have the Bendix Booster, or the Kelsey Hayes under the dash booster?
Does your car have A/C? All of these take different brackets to mount the new booster. I was just interested in which type you are using. Ray used a custom made bracket on Yellow Bird. I am making one using the Bendix booster bracket and a jeep bracket to clear the A/C plenum.
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I have a non-AC car with firewall mounted booster. I'm using the bracket from my old booster to mount the new one. I ordered the jeep bracket, but it is on back order until late may, so I'll have to cut down the threaded rod coming out of the back of my booster a bit.
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Marcello,

I have an extra Jeep bracket. If you want it send me a private message with your full name and address md I will send it to you.
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