Dan at DD Speed Shop is putting fresh binders on the ’57 Chevy Bel Air with a universal disc brake conversion kit from The Right Stuff Products.
This kit can be used on most older Chevy’s (see all makes/applications) and uses some simple bracketry to retrofit GM single-piston front brakes.
Power Disc Brake Upgrade Part 1
In theory, this should have been an easy install, but as things sometimes go, it fought him pretty hard — but that’s what makes DIY hot-rodding real. Fun.
I think most of the problems happened in the first half — then it was pretty much smooth sailing to the finish line…
I had a few loose lines and I needed to do a quick driveway wheel alignment so it would track straight down the road…
Power Disc Brake Upgrade Part 2
The Right Stuff Disc Brake Conversion Kits are the most complete kits in the industry at the right price — High-quality components, professional packaging, application-specific fit and function, and after-sale support by “hands-on” technicians that create an unbeatable value.
The company has multiple options available from drilled and slotted rotors, powder-coated calipers, performance upgrades, and underhood components.