Tech Information

How To Bleed a Brake System, and Bench Bleeding the Master Cylinder

In this video series we show how to bench bleed a master cylinder, and how to the bleed the entire brake system after the master cylinder is in place.

Suspension How To: Installing Control Arms, Disk Brakes, Steering Parts & Sway Bar on a 1969 Chevy Nova

The guys over at SuperChevy.com wanted to revamp the front-end components on their 1969 Chevy Nova, so they gave Performance Online a call for the best option.  We helped them find the right parts and gave suggestions on the project to help get this Nova up to date and driving safe on the road.  Super Chevy more…

Tail Gate Latches, Stealth Hidden Type, 1947-87 Chevy Truck and 48-64 Ford F-1-F-100 Truck

  1. Use latch to determine where to mark your drilling locations. Drill and slot holes, as shown in diagram. A 5/8″ hole on the side of the tail gate roll. A 3/16″ h x 1″ w for the latch lever to operate, along with a 3/16″ drilled hole to bolt the latch in place. more…

Emergency Brake Cable Layout

Brake System Setup

How to calculate Pedal Ratio

Bleeding Dual Reservoir Systems

Due to the isolated front & rear system, it may be necessary to leave one bleeder screw open in the front, if rear wheels are having difficulty being bled. The same goes for the front. Always use bleeder screws & a clear clean container as shown to avoid air being drawn back into system. Caution: Brake more…

Typical Hub & Rotor Installation Layout

Universal Brake Pedal Assembly Diagram #254

*Shown with hydraulic clutch.

Universal Firewall Brake Pedal Assembly Diagram #BBF-UNI

*Shown with optional brake light switch.

Technical Brake Information

TESTING THE PROPORTIONING VALVE FOR PROPER OPERATION: Use a test light by attaching a clip to a positive contact on the vehicle and touch the point of the test and the electrical connection of the combination valve. If the light does not come on, the valve system is operating correctly and further testing is not more…

Bleeding Dual Reservoir Systems

Due to the isolated front and rear system, it may be necessary to leave one bleeder screw open in the front, if rear wheels are having difficulty being bled. The same goes for the front. Always use bleeder screws and a clear clean container as shown to avoid air being drawn back into system. Caution: more…

How to Calculate Pedal Ratio

Custom fuel tank measurement

STEERING COLUMN INSTALL

PARTS A – Steering Column B – Aluminum Ball Swivel Floor Mount C – U-Joint D – Conversion Rag Joint E – Classic Mount F – 1955-59 Chevy/GMC Floor Plate G – 4-Way Flasher and Wire Adapter kit H – Wire Adapter/Female Plug I – Billet Aluminum Dash Mount J – Chrome Indicator Housing K more…

Top 14 Spring Questions Answered

Bolt Pattern Dimensions – 5-Lug

Important Power steering warranty information

Failure to flush the power steering system will void your warranty! When flushing the system pour some of the oil from the system through a napkin or coffee filter. If metal particles are found, the pump must be replaced. Proof that the procedure was followed must be noted on the repair order for the warranty more…

Pitman arm recommendation

The gear box used in this kit is from a 1969-87 Chevrolet/GMC 1/2 ton pick-up. However, the pitman arm is from a late 60’s to early 70’s Chevelle w/power steering. The arm can be used as is, however shortening it to the above dimensions proves to work best. Make sure you have a certified welder more…

Throttle Cable Bracket

• Manual or Automatic Transmission • Fully adjustable • Throttle return spring mounting hole • Fits most 2 or 4 bbl carburetors Tighten bolt to steady bracket. For 700R4 transmissions use Kickdown Adapter Bracket P/N 2429.