For those of you who are into '60-'70 Chevy
trucks and want the safety that front disc brakes offer, Early Classic
Enterprises has the upgrade you have been looking for. The company's kit
replaces the stock two-piece spindle and drum brakes with a new and stronger
one-piece spindle and disc brake system that bolts right on.
The Early Classic kit provides everything
you need to give your Chevy the braking power the factory didn't: spindles;
rotors; calipers that are already fitted with Raybestos pads; bearings; a hard
brake line to the front brakes; a T fitting and an adapter line to connect the
stock rear line to the new proportioning valve; as well as all the necessary
A new master cylinder with the correct valving that is needed to
operate the disc brakes is also part of the kit.
The supplied master
cylinder will work the new brakes, but for those who don't want to muscle their
brakes, Early Classic can also furnish the customer with a new GM
vacuum-assisted master cylinder to make sure your new disc brakes (not your leg)
work to their maximum.
This is a bolt-on affair that can be accomplished
in a day. All the parts are well made, and the fit and finish is
For information on this kit or for any other part that Early
Classic Enterprises offers, give the staff a call at (559)
1. The Early
Classic stock height spindle is a bolt-on piece that replaces the stock
2. With the
truck safely and securely up on jack stands, remove the front wheel and drain
the brake fluid.
3. Remove the cotter pin and the nut that is holding
the tie rod. If the nut is hard to remove, use some WD-40.
4. Usually all it takes to get the tie rod loose is a
sharp rap with a big hammer, though it may take a pickle fork to get them