Re: 62 Dodge Polara 500 VRS 62 Newport
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Re: 62 Dodge Polara 500 VRS 62 Newport



no,,,,,,,the 62 polara is a B body
 
In a message dated 2/24/2015 12:02:15 A.M. Central Standard Time, ericsturgis@xxxxxxxxx writes:
A 62 Chrysler still has the Total-Contact Brakes...that I know.  I never like the constant-adjustments that they needed not to pull one way or the other.  Is the 62 Dodge a full size body as my Newport?

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 7:23 PM, Gary H. <62to65mopar@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I can't recall if it was 1962 or 1963 that Chryslers were switched from "total contact brakes" to Bendix, the type used on the 1962 Polara (b-body). http://www.classictruckshop.com/images/Bendix.GIF shows Bendix style.

http://youtu.be/LbLIIdgQhjc shows the Total-Contact Brake Service Tips. See if the 1962 has brakes that look lie these.

You can tell by looking at the brakes which design  it is.

Gary H.


>  -------Original Message-------

>
>  Are the brakes basically the same on these two cars?  I've not seen a
>  62 Polara front brakes so I'm not sure.  I'm helping Jack Perry with
>  some info about converting to disk and I don't want to pass on the
>  wrong info.
>
>  Thanks.
>
>  Eric

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