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Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy
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jboymechanic
Posted 2019-10-20 11:16 PM (#589058)
Subject: Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy



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I'm getting ready to update the brakes in my '61 Savoy, here's what I have:
-Front disc kit from AAJ
-Cordoba rotors and bearings
-GM calipers, pads and hoses
-stock rear drums
-early 1980s Cordoba dual res mastery cylinder (no residual valves)

My only real question is, what residual or equalizing valve do I need for the rear drums. If I could find it, I would use the valve from the 1980s Cordobas as well, but I don't know how/where to get a new one.
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Shep
Posted 2019-10-21 8:32 AM (#589062 - in reply to #589058)
Subject: Re: Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy



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How about a proportioning valve from the Cordoba ?
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StillOutThere
Posted 2019-10-21 9:43 AM (#589065 - in reply to #589058)
Subject: Re: Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy



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Parts house new adjustable valve and you can dial it in very simply.
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57chizler
Posted 2019-10-21 12:38 PM (#589074 - in reply to #589058)
Subject: RE: Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy



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I would but an RPV in the rear brake circuit and wait on the prop valve until you can test the system for premature rear lockup.
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mikes2nd
Posted 2019-10-21 12:41 PM (#589075 - in reply to #589065)
Subject: Re: Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy


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StillOutThere - 2019-10-21 9:43 AM Parts house new adjustable valve and you can dial it in very simply.

 

what he said!  

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Mopar1
Posted 2019-10-23 11:49 AM (#589156 - in reply to #589075)
Subject: Re: Front disc rear drum brakes 1961 Plymouth Savoy



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On my '60 Plym I used '77 NYer spindles & calipers, a 9" rear, a later in the '60s disc/drum M/C & a Summit proportioning valve.
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