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  1. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I'm hoping someone has the same front end setup as mine! I want to put different wheels on and the fronts are rubbing now that it's lowered. Here are the specs: - Earle Williams 2" drop spindles - Chevelle disc brakes - tubular upper arms with +5 - power steering, not sure what box it is? -...
  2. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hey all! I have a 56 4door Bel Air I am seriously considering buying this setup to all-in-one do my front end disc brakes and power steering upgrades on the car. http://jimmeyerracing.com/products/ifs_55-57_chevy_car_bolt_in_rear_steer.shtml Has anyone got experience with this kit...
  3. Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    I have a 55 Chevy, 2 door, 210, post, born and raised in Canada. I bought this about 5 years ago and it's all stock. Drive train is original as is the, almost perfect, interior. It has one bass coat/clear coat repaint 10 years ago and is really nice with all original panels. Okay, enough of the...
  4. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Just put in a new set of Disc Brakes with power booster in to my 56. They keep locking, and heating up. Any tips?
  5. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Building a 57 BelAir "Taxi" to promote our new cab co. I've gone disc brakes for safety. I've shopped everywhere for spindles. Yes, I know there are seemingly hundreds of aftermarket disc conversions out there but has anyone really looked at them on an engineering stand point? The entire caliper...
  6. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I changed my front 14 x 6 wheels to Danchuk prefab in order to allow disc brakes for my 57 sports sedan . For two years my front hubcaps pop off going slow /fast. Etc... I have the original hubcaps and even purchased a new set of original ones thinking it might be a worn-out hubcap on my side...
  7. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    First post... Looking to put front disk brakes (manual) on my 57 Bel Air 2dr ht. I've got the 7/8" sway bars front & back from Ecklers installed. I've been looking at mgchevyparts brake kit, http://www.ebay.com/itm/190607644483?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 In the sales...
  8. Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    I was told a rotor off a chevelle or bop would work on a stock drum spindle of a 57, will it or do I have to do the act of congress? any advice i would appreciate..thanks chuck
  9. Official Sponsors Announcements & Parts for Sale
    Wilwood Engineering has just released a 4-wheel disc brake kit for ’55-’57 Chevy stock spindles that allows the use of Danchuk's aftermarket 14-inch steel wheels to retain the appearance of a restored Chevy with the enhanced stopping ability of disc brakes for driving safety. The Forged Dynalite...
  10. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hello, I have just bought a disk brake kit for my 57 Chevy from “Matt's Classic Bowties Restoration”. I ordered it by phone and even though I was very clear, and specific that I needed a kit that could fit inside original 1957 14” wheels, I got the standard kit designed for 15 inch wheels or 69...
  11. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I'm planning on putting front disc brakes on my 56..do you need a slotted wheel on disc brakes to help cooling of the rotor...also , i live in south florida where rotors on new cars warp frequently...i like the look of chrome reverse rims but if you need to cool the brakes i may have to go a...
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