Chevrolet Nova/ChevyII 1962-1979

System Description


Standard brakes are the duo-servo, single-anchor drum type with bonded brake shoe linings. Beginning in 1965, segmented metallic linings were available as an extra cost option. Brake drums are made of cast iron. Front disc brakes became optional in 1967. From 1967 to 1968, the disc brakes used were the four-piston type. In 1969, a single-piston design was introduced. Single-piston front disc brakes are standard equipment on all 1975 and later models.

Master cylinders in use from 1962 through 1966 are of the single-cylinder and reservoir type. A dual reservoir master cylinder is used from 1967 through 1979. The front portion of the master cylinder wheels; the rear portion supplies the rear wheels. Power brakes have been available as an option since 1962.