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  1. Non-remote brake reservoir info for power brakes

    FFR Type 65 Coupe
    So for those of you who went with the whitby power brakes, here's an alternative for you. I insulated my firewall with jute, and had no good place to mount those ugly 5" tall remote reservoirs. It turns out the reservoir from a 93-94 infiniti q45 is a PERFECT match. You will need the following...
  2. IRS parking brake help

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I am plugging along with my build, and have encountered a problem that I believe is commonplace. I am building an IRS rear with cobra brakes and cobra rotors. The parking brake cable barely fits, and it appears as if I am going to have problems with the cable rubbing against the CVs. Here are...
  3. Fron brake scoop modification (Photo)

    FFR Type 65 Coupe
    Front brake scoop modification (Photo) You might recall the conversion of the fog light buckets in my car to brake scoops (See below). They made a big difference in the cooling of my brakes for track days. Using constution paper templates to refine the shape I refined the scoop to bring air...
  4. 1996 Caliper Rebuild help

    Brake and Suspension Tech
    I have 1996 Mustang Cobra brake Calipers that I am considering rebuilding. How difficult is it and is it worth doing or just buy remanufactured calipers? How do you get the cylinders out of the caliper? Can it be done with air pressure? My spindles are used and somewhat dirty is it OK to have...
  5. Want to Buy: Manual brake lever/pedal.

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    I own a FFR MK II set up with maunal brakes with the modified brake pedal. I now wanted to go power brakes and need a new brake lever/pedal. It is my understanding I cannot use the modified pedal with power brakes. Does anyone have a stock lever/pedal? I do not need the entire manual...
  6. E-Brake Reset - Still Cannot Accomplish

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I have struggled and struggled trying to get my e-brake to reset/install. I have a '94 thru '98 Mustang e-brake (via ebay) and cannot seem to get the spring reset like the instructions here: http://www.ffcars.com/forums/showthread.php?t=201168&highlight=ebrake+set I have the same small hole...
  7. Rear brake line and block

    Rear brake line and block

  8. 1994 Cobra Master Cylinder/Adjustable Brake Pushrod Failure Mode and how to avoid

    Factory Five Roadsters
    1994 Cobra Master Cylinder/Adjustable Brake Pushrod Failure Mode and how to avoid Over the past couple of years we have noticed a slightly high rate of customer reported “leaking” of new 1994 Cobra master cylinders. When bleeding the brakes on our demo car we found that if the pushrod is...