Posts Tagged ‘speed bleeders’

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 […]


Bugeye Brakes Improvement

Bugeye rear Brakes

We have never been very happy with the brakes on the Bugeye. We installed front disc brakes but the pedal travel was way too much and the master cylinder always seemed to leak slightly. We were going to replace the master cylinder with the correct one for the 1098 car, but others suggested that the […]