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The Brakes of Wrath

SSBC brake article magazine cover

Magazine: Popular Hot Rodding (June 2007)
SSBC product: Standard front drum to disc brake kit A133-2

Ditch those drums and bolt on a set of front disc brakes for under $1,000-it could save your butt big-time.
Newton's third law states: "For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." This applies to our hot rods just like all the other laws of physics. The faster you go, the longer it takes to stop. Right after we mounted our new Nitto NT555 tires, we took the Fairlane out to the test track to get some baseline numbers. Our best stopping distance from 60 mph was 194 feet, which isn't short by any stretch of the imagination...We wanted strong brakes... After a few calls, we ended up talking with Stainless Steel Brakes Corporation (SSBC). In addition to their line of high-end big-brake systems, they also put out drum brake conversion packages that are better than your average "stock replacement" deal ... Click here for the rest of the article

  • Posted on   05/31/07 at 08:00:00 PM   by Andrew  | 
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