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I am swapping 4 wheel disc mustangsteve GT brakes onto my 67. I am swapping in a power booster w/ pedal hanger etc from a 67 w/ oem front discs. I have been looking at the 68 power disc distribution block and prop valve.

Obviously, I am far from correct so the question I had was can I swap in a distribution block like this....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-Ford-Thunderbird-Disc-Brake-Distribution-Block-Valve-e3sz-2b257-b-/190600240233?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item2c60a8dc69

I have a stand alone prop valve and will have to fab the brake lines anyway. I guess the question is are these all the same? Just some technical curiosity for you guys who know brakes.
 

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Dan,

I believe the issue with that type of dist block is that I believe it has a built-in proportioning valve. I am not convinced that the disk/drum prop valve will not work with 4 wheel disk but then, I am the ECI (and may very well end up going to an adjustable propr valve in the end). Anyway, I hope this helps you.

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Bob
 

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I have the drum drum 67 version now. I can get the unit above unit for free. Free is good, but only when the car stops like it is supposed to. I watched the rebuild video on WCCC's website and learned that I have the little cigar style prop valve inline right now. I will be running new lines. If this has the prop valve included this might be a more simple setup. Otherwise I have one of these to adjust the pressure to the rear brakes:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Disc-Brake-Proportioning-Valve-Mustang-Fairlane-Comet-/390242142972?fits=Model:Mustang&hash=item5adc3e8afc&item=390242142972&pt=Vintage_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr
 

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Dan,

To be clear, you need an adjustable valve or the fixed valve (which may not work right for disc, disc), not both.

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Bob
 

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I too went 4-discs and after studying options went with this one. Since you are re-plumbing
anyway, this one is similar in connections and adjustable. Although I haven't got fluid in mine to test yet.
SSBCadjustvalve.jpg
 

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really depends on what your trying to do---if you plumb a 4 whl disc master thru your 67 drum or 68 disc combo valve , the brake warning will still work---if you dont care about the warning light or origional looking plumbing , i'd use the new combo valve from wilwood---about $ 60.00
if you go with the orig combo valve you'll probably need a prop valve to the rear---leave a place for some 2 psi check valves in the front and rear lines---try it before you put them in the system---you didn't say what master you were going to use , but if its a drum / drum or disc / drum , you'll have to remove the 10 psi drum check valve in the master
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...but if its a drum / drum or disc / drum , you'll have to remove the 10 psi drum check valve in the master
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My understnding is that MC's are no longer being made with these, and my recent expeirience with two brand new units bears this out. Also, I still wonder if perhaps all the difficulties I had getting a good pedal could be attributable to this.
 

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I am using the master that mustang steve sells from a 2000 mustang v6.
 
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