1951plymouth Posted August 4, 2016 Report Share Posted August 4, 2016 Hi all, It's time for a major brake service on my stock 1951 Plymouth. I have read lots of forum posts discussing that the stock brakes operate well if properly adjusted for most below 65 mph or so and that the various popular front disc brake conversions improve braking/safety, especially with a dual master cylinder conversion. In doing my research on this and other forums I see that dodge/desoto had larger 11" drums and Chrysler may have had 12" drums. I have no experience with the dodge,desoto and chrysler. Question: Do these 11" and/or 12" drums/backing plates etc interchange with 10" Plymouth drums? If so, wouldn't the greater braking surfaces be "better", i.e. less heat,fading and shorter stopping distances? Is this a viable potential upgrade for Plymouths? Thank you for any helpful info. Mike Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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