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Gigglepin Racing's New Ultra4 4400 Off-Road Racer from the UK

Gigglepin Racing's New Ultra4 4400 Off-Road Racer from the UK

Wilwood has worked with Jim Marsden from Gigglepin Racing for years on their off-road program. They recently debuted their new Ultra4 4400 Miller Motorsports Pro Chassis race car, dubbed "Mistress",... Read More

Customer Rides - David Hagy - 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback

David Hagy - Newbury Park, CA Family owned since early 1980s Factory 289ci Ford V8 K-code 289 Hi-Po motor Toploader 4-speed manual transmission Factory GT option package Shelby style upgrades: Monte Carlo... Read More
Customer Rides - David Hagy - 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback
How To Adjust the Wilwood Drum Internal Parking Brake

How To Adjust the Wilwood Drum Internal Parking Brake

On occasion our tech line gets calls from people installing rear disc brakes with the internal parking brake who find, on initial installation, that the brake shoes drag. The Wilwood... Read More

Easy A/G-body (and F-body) Brake Upgrades with Wilwood

Improve Your Rad GM Ride with Simple Bolt-ons General Motors made so many cars back in the day that parts for them are easy to come by and inexpensive. You... Read More
Easy A/G-body (and F-body) Brake Upgrades with Wilwood
Classic Mustang Braking Options from Wilwood

Classic Mustang Braking Options from Wilwood

Wilwood has new 1964-67 Ford Mustang factory Kelsey-Hayes D11 replacement brakes, 4-lug hub disc kits, big pro touring kits, and master cylinders, also for Fairlane, Falcon, Ranchero, Mercury Comet and Cougar, and Shelby GT350 and GT500. Simple bolt-on brake kits update your classic to protect you from modern traffic and freeway speeds.

Flaring Hard Brake Lines Made Easy

With Some Practice, You Can Flare Lines with Flair One of the most difficult little detail jobs in the mechanics of building a vehicle is creating custom length hard brake... Read More
Flaring Hard Brake Lines Made Easy
Grassroots Motorsports Upgrade a 2004 Chevy Corvette Z06 Track Car With Wilwood Brakes

Grassroots Motorsports Upgrade a 2004 Chevy Corvette Z06 Track Car With Wilwood Brakes

Recently, J.G. Pasterjak at Grassroots Motorsports upgraded his 2004 Chevy Corvette Z06 track driven car to Wilwood brakes front and rear. The front is a 14” floating rotor kit with... Read More

Wilwood at the 2022 Goodguys Del Mar Nationals

When it come to old car events, Goodguys is the number one organizer - they aren't exaggerating when they call themselves "America's favorite car show." The Del Mar Nationals is a little... Read More
Wilwood at the 2022 Goodguys Del Mar Nationals
Wilwood at Formula Drift 2022 on the Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit

Wilwood at Formula Drift 2022 on the Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit

In the early hours, the roar of race engines shook the street of Long Beach. As drivers warmed their cars up for practice, the excitement in the air meant it... Read More

Employee Rides - Greg Smith - 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback

Greg Smith - Wilwood Technical Graphic Artist Ford 351W (stroked to 393ci) with Holley 750cfm carb, Edelbrock intake, heads and 150hp nitrous kit Performance Automatic C4 transmission with manual valve body 9-inch... Read More
Employee Rides - Greg Smith - 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback