Mustang Brake Hardware 1964-2014
Mustang Brake Hardware 1964-2014
It is easy to take them for granted, but Ford Mustang owners ask a lot of their brakes. When you are cruising around at top speed in your muscle car and you need to slow down all of the sudden, you rely on your Mustang brakes to get the job done safely. Your trusty Mustang brakes seldom fail, in large part due to the calipers, drums, pads, and shoes that are attached to your brake system. All of these crucial components remained attached and functional thanks to the presence of sturdy Mustang brake hardware. Ford Mustang brake hardware comes in all sizes, shapes, and colors, but its end goal remains the exact same; to guarantee reliability, efficiency, and quality performance from your Mustang brakes.
When you decide that it is time to swap your brake pads or shoes, it is wise to go ahead and replace your original Mustang brake hardware along with it. The Mustang brake hardware is exposed to the same metal fatigue and heating cycles as the brake parts themselves. Eventually, all of that rust and corrosion build up on the calipers and drums will negatively affect the entire surrounding area, and as a result, a section of the Mustang brake hardware could break off and lose its spring.
Any damage, no matter how slight to the Ford Mustang brake hardware, can cause the caliper to slide out of place when the brakes are applied. Reinforcing your brake parts with new Mustang brake hardware will ensure that your car is always ready for whatever challenges that you or anybody else might throw its way on the road!
Replace Your Mustang Brake Hardware With Help From CJ’s
Because the Ford Mustang brake system is so complex, your car will require plenty of Mustang brake hardware in order to function properly. CJ Pony Parts has everything that you need to enhance the performance of your Mustang brake parts. CJ’s features numerous different Mustang brake hardware options, with parts available individually or as kits. Some of the individual Ford Mustang brake hardware parts include bearings, racings, seals, booster lines, caliper covers, hoses, and much more.
If you are looking to purchase new seals, remember that each front wheel requires one inner grease seal, so you will need to buy a set of two in order to complete your restoration. Seals and nearly every other type of Mustang brake hardware will only work with certain Mustangs, so it is important to make sure that you are buying the correct parts that correspond with your vehicle.
One of the most common modifications that Mustang owners will make to their original brakes is to convert the standard drum brake system into disc brakes. Unfortunately, a modification is not complete after just one installation session. That is where the push rods come into play. CJ’s features a wide selection of push rods that will eliminate excess pedal travel, while ensuring a quicker response from your Mustang brakes.
In addition to your regular brakes, your parking brakes will also require maintenance over the years, and CJ’s offers several Mustang brake hardware parts to help your vehicle safely remained parked. CJ’s offers Mustang parking brake hardware individual parts, brake cables and brake assemblies. If your parking brake is having repeated issues with your cables, CJ’s features new cables, as well as Mustang parking brake hardware sold separately. If you are looking to replace your entire parking brake assembly,
Since there are so many parts required in order to install Mustang brake hardware, it would be wise to invest in any of the kits available at CJ’s. The roller bearing clutch/brake pedal support brushing kits feature new metal bushings that will be a nice improvement over the plastic factory Mustang brake hardware. The kits include a pedal shaft, a wave washer, a pair of snap rings, as well as four spacer shims among other useful parts. If you are looking to upgrade the brake power of your first generation Mustang, CJ’s offers a front power disc brake conversion kit for V8 manual transmission vehicles. In addition to increasing stopping power, this kit will add a modern day brake bit to your classic pony car!
Now that you have the correct Mustang brake hardware, it is time to give your Mustang brakes a major face lift. While you’re on the site, feel free to check out CJ’s wide array of Mustang brake rotors, line locks, and wheel cylinders.