Kelsey Hayes Disc Vs Pbr With Granda Spindles

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  1. BaLleRz68

    BaLleRz68 Founding Member

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    Is there a difference in stopping power between the factory Kelsey Hayes disc brakes vs PBR (01+ calipers) with Granada spindles? What are the benefits between the two setups? I’m debating between the two for my 67 with manual steering. Any input is appreciated. Thanks.
  2. Fstbk

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    The odd parts bin brake conversion can really be a pain down the road, the center hole for the wheel may need to be a different size, the track widths can change and the type of clearance between the wheel and that caliper can also be an issue.

    I went with the KH style (4 piston) from CSRP and could not be happier.
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    65fastbackresto Active Member

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    I have the Granada conversion and will be going a different route when I can afford it. It doesn`t stop much better than the drums did, and it does not drive as well as it should either.
  4. mtaqua

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    KH CSRP with hawk pads, stops well. It was power, but went to manual for more room under the hood. I prefer the manual now. A little harder push than power, but I can feel and control it better.
  5. horse sence

    horse sence SN Certified Technician

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    i had the Kelsey Hays 4 pistons on my 65 fast back ,i could lock them with little effort :nice:
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    I have the factory KH 4 piston calipers.Either they arent working to well or i was used to the brakes on my 06 GT. Either way i want to do the cobra brake conversion in the future.
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    i think you are used to your 06 with its larger rotors and greater brake swept area.

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