We begin the exciting task of detailing the front brakes on the '72 Mach 1 we call Lazarus. Our car is a competition-suspension car that featured the rear sway bar and stiffer rear springs. Our main concentration is not the rear right now, but the front. We'll cover the rear spring and differential installation at a later date. For now, we're at a fever pitch to get this Medium Bright Yellow reborn pony on its feet and ready for the rest of the parts that will complete the project.
The front suspension on these cars is similar to the '68-'70 cars with the exception of the steering box and/or power steering. Though we are detailing out the '72, many of the ideas we'll show can apply to your car. Of course, you will have to do your own research on your car to determine the paint daubs and color codes, but hey, that's part of the fun.
Something of this magnitude would not have been possible without the help of the folks at Inline Tube, who provided the correct color-coded brake lines in stainless. National Parts Depot also was invaluable and sent us the suspension parts we needed, while Perogie dug through its extensive used inventory to get us the impressive stabilizer brackets for the calipers and, thereby, helped put the finishing touches on the assembly.