Updating classic cars
What you know is that you don't want to end up like your friend who drives a 2012 Civic with two spoilers, un-padded seats, a bunch of fake sponsorships, and a general air of tastelessness.
The majority of older vehicles were built with all-round drums, so an emergency stop is a case of push and hope. There’s one very compelling reason for improving your braking system: It will make your ride much safer.Their Traveller has been adapted for 21st century motoring with servo-assisted brakes, halogen headlamps and a heated rear screen.They could, had they wanted, have asked the MMC to fit a 1,300cc engine (£2,075), five-speed gearbox (£1,350), satnav connections (£210), and front and rear suspension conversion (£480) making it even more of a match for today's traffic.Rust builds up in the lines and master cylinder, gets into the brake calipers or wheel cylinders, and leads to spending the weekend on a brake repair job. For most owners, the ability to enjoy a car holds the most value.Besides, you can still make a substantial improvement without going over to drilled and slotted rotors and high-end ceramic brake pads. Achieving modern braking standards means upgrading to discs.