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Offline 1967gt350

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'67 Shelby brake drums
« on: November 13, 2012, 04:19:57 PM »
     Hi

     Sorry if it's already been addressed, but I couldn't find it posted elsewhere on this forum. Just curious for a Nov./Dec. '66 built GT350 with Magstar wheels do I blackout the face of the rear KH brake drums? If so, what would be the correct process?

     Thanks...Mark
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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 09:49:31 PM »
Hi Mark,
To keep it simple-YES the face of the brake drum belongs blacked out.This applies to Ford cars in general with special wheels.
The most common method was to brush on the paint with a fairly wide paintbrush....on the face of the drum.This is for cosmetics only.
I think they did not paint the entire drum for 1 simple reason:Heat from the brake shoes would cause it to blister off.
There was a few pictures in Mustang Monthly showing a rear axle restored by Bob Perkins,that demonstrated this really well.
Hope this helps.
  R.R.

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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2012, 10:54:15 PM »
Hi Mark,
To keep it simple-YES the face of the brake drum belongs blacked out...........


+1

Here is a shot of an original 67 (orange surface is just rust an odd contrast setting :(





A restored effort


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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2012, 02:59:01 AM »

     Thanks guys, exactly what I was after!  ...Mark

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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2018, 12:15:59 PM »
Could use these photo's restored.
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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2018, 12:55:36 PM »
Yes, I could too...  +1.
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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2018, 06:21:30 PM »
That's odd. This morning links were broken but just opened them to relink and they were back. Odd - Maybe the newest version of Foxfire did something. Relinked them again anyway to pictures stored here on or site

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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2018, 06:28:02 PM »
That's odd. This morning links were broken but just opened them to relink and they were back. Odd - Maybe the newest version of Foxfire did something. Relinked them again anyway to pictures stored here on or site

Thanks Jeff!
So, just slathered on after the drum nuts, eh? Kinda sloppy, yes?
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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2018, 07:12:27 PM »
Thanks Jeff!
So, just slathered on after the drum nuts, eh? Kinda sloppy, yes?

Yes and not kinda sloppy - just sloppy :) Likely a 4 inch brush dipped in a coffee can of black paint sitting at that station.
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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2018, 07:44:34 PM »
My wife is already looking at me like I'm mad taking my nice pretty, primered car and glopping stuff on -- like an assembly line worker.
But this should cause a few eyes to roll.
Thanks!
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Re: '67 Shelby brake drums
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2018, 09:23:09 PM »
Not just a Shelby thing...a Styled Steel wheel Mustang thing too! Gee, I just spent the day cleaning up my original drums, rust removal, machining the two notches and other visible surfaces, added back the heat treatment to the balance weight and all of that work just to slop on like a 5-year old did it? Hmmm....lol!
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2005 (04/05) GT Premium Convertible, Windveil Blue, Parchment Top w/Med. Parchment interior,  Roush Body Appointments