Posts Tagged ‘Rear Disc Brakes’

The Bloody Beast “To-Do” List

Rear Disc Brakes Silicone Valve Cover Seals http://www.the-vintage-racer.com/index.php/gasket-innovations/healey-gaskets Caliper Modification I have never been pleased with the fit of the rear brake rotors with the handbrake calipers. Steve Gerow ran into the same problem – the diameter of the rotor is about 1/4″ to great to fit the calipers properly. I like how he “fixed” […]


Brakes

Rear Disc Brake & Hub

The Original Brake System The front drum brakes of the 100-Sixes were replaced by Girling 11” disc brakes on the 3000 in March 1959. Rear brakes were 11” Girling drums that were also controlled by a handbrake lever located on the right side of the gearbox tunnel  Brake Modifications The most significant modification I made […]