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72 GTS Power Brake conversion

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Forum Name: 1972-1976 Ford and Mercury
Forum Description: Technical discussion for 1972-1976 Ford and Mercury
Printed Date: 30-June-2022 at 9:24AM
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Topic: 72 GTS Power Brake conversion
Posted By: 72MLC
Subject: 72 GTS Power Brake conversion
Date Posted: 11-May-2022 at 7:58AM
If asked before I'm sorry, I tried to search but didn't seem to find much. Is anyone aware of compatible or working systems to upgrade my manual brakes when the time comes? I saw Macs Auto had a system but seems permanent out. I've seen the hydro boosts but all I can find. Thanks!

Posted By: DJsTorino
Date Posted: 11-May-2022 at 4:13PM
I have a booster and the spacer that goes behind the dash. The booster needs restored (it functioned just doesn't look pretty) and you would need to fashion a gasket between the booster and fire wall. I converted my car to standard brakes this winter.

You will also need to drill and weld in a new pin for the brake push rod on the brake pedal. Its a pretty large undertaking, and honestly my brakes now feel very similar as they did to boosted

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