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1966 F-350 brake upgrade

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Posted by Douglas Lloyd on January 29, 2006 at 19:15:24 from (

I have a one-ton Ford flatbed with original brakes that need work. Firewall vacuum assist(Bendix, I think). Pedal goes almost to the floor with a full load of gravel.

This truck has straight axles, so the I-beam swap for front disk brakes will not work.

I'd like to hear what other one-tonners have done to get these beasts to stop when fully loaded.


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