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  1. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    ON a 56, master cylinder and ASB all installed on car, with all brakes. What is correct process for starting a fill/bleed procedure. Any help appreciated .Thanks
  2. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Just finished complete restoration of a 57 Sport Coupe. Part of the restoration involved rebuilding the original Teadle Vac system. The brake system has been thoroughly bled and does not appear to have any air in the system. Here's the problem/question: While test driving the car around my yard...
  3. Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    I need to get a new brake system for my 55 Belair. Any of you had a good or bad experience with specific kits? Power assist and drilled discs for front.
  4. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I have filled shopping carts multiple times with various suspension and disc brake kits but am soo nervous about making a mistake on what to choose or other things I have failed to consider. Any advice or recommended vendors are greatly appreciated. I have a 57 210 Beauville 9 person wagon...
  5. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Looking for a good front disk brake conversion kit/suspension-kit for my 1956 BelAir 4 door. I see a few of them on Ebay but wanted to see if anyone had any suggestions! Thanks for Looking
  6. Electrical Questions and Answers
    I have a All Star Performance proportioning valve on my 57 for front disc and rear drum brakes. I just got a brake light warning switch connector for the switch. It has a single wire coming our of the switch, and I am confused as to what to connect it to for power so I can also connect it to the...
  7. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Can I use my original two pedal brake and clutch assembly with a new power brake booster. Disc drum setup?
  8. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I'm about to pull the trigger on a Wilwood front brake kit but am having second thoughts on which kit. The 6 piston kit will give the car +.23 of an offset. Where as the 4 piston kit seems to have a 0 offset based on Wilwoods site. I've tried looking at lots of pictures of members cars here to...
  9. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I am planning out some chassis work on my 57 chevy truck. I have a limited budget and my end goal is to create a truck that is comfortable to drive at modern speeds. I don't plan on driving it everyday. My question is if an IFS is a must for this truck to be safe at speed or if you can get by...
  10. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    A few questions does anyone know the right Master and brake booster for 1957 Chevorlet Belair that will fit with stock power steering pump and generator? This is my set up i had a hydrovac on fender with single stock Master! well it worked great but it's shot and i wanna go with stock brakes and...
  11. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I have replaced just about everything....front calipers, hoses, rear wheel cylinders and master cylinder AND proportioning valve just because the car sat for over 12 years and needed it. Now, after bleeding, more bleeding and a lot more bleeding the brakes, it feels the pedal is still spongey...
  12. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I have a 55 4 door with disc in the front and drum in the rear. I was hoping to get everyone's opinion on what type/size of booster/cylinder everyone recommeds using? Thanks guys! :gba:
  13. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hello all, I'm fairly new here but I'll probably be back alot. I'm getting ready to restore my 1956 Chevy 4 Door Sedan. I did it once in 1986 but wasn't happy with the paint and left all the chrome the way it was. This time around will be a repaint with as much new chrome as I can afford and...
  14. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    The brake kit in question is this one guys:http://www.ebay.com/itm/330756854866?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT I just wanted to hear from anyone that did this brake kit. I have and the kit is great. The only problem i am having is sourcing new brake pads since the...
  15. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hi I am looking to switch from drum to power disc brakes on my 1957 bel air there are so many kits out there and want something that I don't have to do much modification and I need a point in the right direction. I have a big block motor so I need decent braking but don't want to go 4 piston...
  16. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hello everyone- new to 57 restore project but not to putting around on old vehicles have several but never had this problem: Installed all new wheel cyls and master plus complete brake shoes springs etc. When I went to bleed the front brakes I discovered I could not get the wrench on thee...
  17. Trifive Nomads, Sedan Deliveries & Station Wagons
    Hello Classic folks! I've just resumed my Nomad project I began long ago, and I have a short time frame to get it complete, so I need to make sure any mods I make are good ones, and don't have to be 'redone' 2 or 3 times. My car was originally a 6 cyl (235) with 3 spd OD and 4.11 rear end, and...
  18. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Had some small parts lost from my project in a move to a new state. I am looking for the bolts that go into the two inner brackets, the anchor nut, and the bolts for this nut along with the two clips for a factory original 1957 power brake mounting with an automatic transmission. Not looking...
  19. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hi everyone, Im looking to upgrade my brakes to power brakes, I already have disc in the front and drums in back. I ordered a booster from ecklers but didnt like the zinc plating and sent back for a chrome one. (however they just refunded my money and didnt tell me they were not sending another...
  20. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I am looking at purchasing a front disc conversion kit and was wondering if there was anything out there that people might recommend or not recommend, looking for an easy install, appearance doesn't matter as my rims will cover and off-set can't change to drastically... Thanks
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