The Ford Torino Page Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > Model Specific Forum > 1972-1976 Ford and Mercury
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Rear brake hardware...help!
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Rear brake hardware...help!

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message
cdnpont View Drop Down
New Member
New Member


Joined: 22-June-2018
Location: canada
Status: Offline
Points: 1
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cdnpont Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Rear brake hardware...help!
    Posted: 22-June-2018 at 4:54AM
Hello Gran Torino Sport forum,
New member here. Old owner of a 73 351 4 speed.
Joined to ask what is probably a pretty obscure question,
 
Currently working on a old GM rat rod pickup that has what appears to be a 72-76 Torino 8" rear end in it, and are trying to install a parking brake system. Problem is the brakes themselves are missing some critical pieces, such as the link that fits between the shoes, along with the small oval spring. It appears we can get that strut new so we're probably ok there.
 
The difficult part we need is the right and left side parking brake levers, the parts that parking brake cables attach onto. Not available new, at least from what I can tell.
 
Any help or suggestions where I could find these parts? No Torino's that we know of sitting anywhere around here (greater Toronto area), so new is probably our best option. Does this part cross other models? Is it even available anywhere?
 
Cheers and thanks,
Mark from Canada
 
 
Back to Top
72FordGTS View Drop Down
Admin Group
Admin Group
Avatar

Joined: 06-September-2005
Location: Ontario, Canada
Status: Offline
Points: 2670
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 72FordGTS Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-June-2018 at 1:19PM
Welcome to the forum.  What size brakes does the axle have? There were several varieties over the years.  Someone on here may have the parts you are looking for.
Vince

1972 Ford GTS Sportsroof - Survivor, One Family car
Back to Top
californiajohnny View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: 05-October-2013
Location: winlock, wa
Status: Offline
Points: 9622
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote californiajohnny Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24-June-2018 at 6:12PM
welcome! i have a complete 8' rear end from a 74 torino and the complete backing plates with all new hardware from my 9" (i converted to rear discs) so i should have what you need..
JOHN
74 GRAN TORINO S&H CLONE
74 VETTE CUSTOM
90 S10 BLAZER 4X4 LIFTED
77 CELICA CUSTOM
75 V8 MONZA SUPERCHARGED
79 COURIER VERT. SLAMMED
75 VEGA V6 5 SPD
70 CHEV C10 P/U
68 MUSTANG FB CONVERSION
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 11.10
Copyright ©2001-2017 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.078 seconds.