Additional photos Courtesy of Gillis Performance Restorations
Baer’s Track4 front brake system features four-piston calipers and 13-inch drilled and slo
It's all too easy to add horsepower to our classic cars, and that's usually the first thing we go after when modifying them. If you have done any sort of road racing or autocrossing, you'll certainly appreciate what a high-performance brake system offers. However, most enthusiasts are just as happy when the car just stops, not caring how quickly it does it. Upgrading to a high- performance braking system like the Track4 system from Baer Brakes will provide you with that adequate stopping power, and quite a bit more. It also makes a big statement behind your favorite wheel/tire upgrade.
Oftentimes people have upgraded said wheels and tires before they dive into brake modifications, so you'll want to check with the brake company to see if they have a template for you to test fit in your wheels. Baer offers these for all of its brake systems, and has quite a bit of experience with many of the popular wheel manufacturers.
At the back is an equally impressive setup consisting of 12-inch drilled, slotted, and zin
Once you've established which brake kit fits behind your hoops, you can get to the ordering and subsequent installing of the big binders. Baer includes everything you need to bolt its brake system to your car, and if Baer doesn't already have a part number for your particular vehicle, the company can pretty much build you one to spec.
The staff at Baer recommended the Track4 kit for our subject restomod, a '68 Mustang coupe. With an upgraded EFI powerplant, aftermarket suspension, and a plus-sized wheel/tire combo, the only thing it's lacking is big brakes. Not any more.