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1968 Pontiac Catalina Drum To Disc Brake Conversion Part 02

Part 2 of N. I don't have the right kind of jack, and I can't afford one right now, so until payday comes around again I'm working on other parts of this project. Today I took off the drums, took apart one of the donor discs so I could clean it up, and had a close encounter with what I believe to be a black widow spider. Edited to add the URL to the Poncho Mailing List: http://mailman.thegarage.org/mailman/listinfo/poncho


 


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1968 Pontiac Catalina Drum To Disc Brake Conversion Part 03
I clean up my donor spindles, steering arms, caliper mounts, and splash guard, and then I paint them. Next, I take a trip under my car to investigate my steering parts...





1968 Pontiac Catalina Drum To Disc Brake Conversion Part 01
I am going to convert my classic car's drum brakes to disc brakes. I have a shop manual, and advice from the Internet, and a willingness to try. Wish me luck! This is just a preliminary. Getting the car jacked up and the wheels off.





1968 Pontiac Catalina Drum To Disc Brake Conversion Part 04
Or, "Fun With Tie Rods." I learn how to use a pickle fork to get my tie rod loose from my center link. NOTE! The inner tie rods are reverse threaded, so if you try and take it off counterclockwise, you're just tightening it.





1968 Pontiac Catalina Drum To Disc Brake Conversion Part 06
Wherein I almost do something foolish (or more accurately, I start doing something foolish, but stop, and then do something that is at least arguably LESS foolish. My control arms are now off the car!





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1967 Pontiac Catalina : 11.820 @ 115.450
Ian Jacques, Engine: 400C.I.+.030, Tires: 255/60/15 B.F. goodrich drag radials


1962 Pontiac Catalina 2-DR hardtop coupe: 11.850 @ 115.000
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