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Old 04-04-2023, 11:52 AM   #20
BRENT in 10-uh-C
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Default Re: Brake improvement for Model A's

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The real brake upgrade is the 1932 and up brakes. I swapped my fronts to the 32 brakes and the difference is hands down amazing.

The floaters do help either these or the stocks for sure... Also ditch stamped steel drums indefinitely.
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I'm with Big Kev, I put 35 brakes on front of my coupe this winter...What a difference !
Hey guys, so I am trying to wrap my head around these comments. If a set of properly rebuilt 11" Model-A brakes and replacement cast iron drums will easily make 9 sudden panic stops in a row from 35mph - 00mph ...and then on the 10th pedal application it will completely lock the drums and slide the tires, exactly where is that difference coming from? Are we comparing worn 11" brakes to rebuilt 12" brakes??
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