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Kent
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted January 18, 2005 03:04 AM  
I run a G-Metric car and have been using power brakes and I want to find a master cylinder that will work without a booster. I heard from someone that a MC out of an S-10 will work. I want to retain the stock pedal so if anyone knows of a year, make, or model that is a direct bolt in application I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks!

backwoodsracer
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 88
posted January 18, 2005 08:04 AM  
I got one for a mid 70's chevy 1/2 ton pickup it bolted right up where the booster used to be.I had to modify the push rod from the pedal and make up a couple lines from the master to the poportion block but was an easy install.The best thing is it's a piece you can get at napa.I will have to look but I think the box with the part number is in my shop somewhere.Let me know if you need it.

wermm
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 107
posted January 18, 2005 08:37 PM  
I just took the booster off and mounted the m/c to the fire wall. you will have to make a longer rod from the pedal and the brakes will be pretty firm but it works fine for me, but I've got big feet lol.

nailngoracing
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 170
posted January 18, 2005 09:03 PM  
i use a 1969 chevelle master cylinder.

It works good.

Kent
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted January 18, 2005 10:24 PM  
Thanks guys!!!!!!!! If anyone else has any information I would appreciate it also!

ctfarm
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 206
posted January 19, 2005 06:21 AM  
1975 Pontiac Ventura 6cyl.discbrakes without powerbrakes.This master cylinder works very well.


Pickel
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 784
posted January 19, 2005 07:45 PM  
The early '70s Cameros w/Manual Disc brakes work the best. Bolt up and make alot of line pressure.

mudd on the tires
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 42
posted January 19, 2005 09:26 PM  
i run a master cylinder off a mid 70's camaro with no power and it works great.

Kent
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted January 19, 2005 10:21 PM  
Thanks everyone! I appreciate the information. Kent

powerglides
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 374
posted January 20, 2005 09:18 AM  
1979 ford fairmont manual brakes, comes with rod attached and lines come out right side so less problems with from hoop in the way. and only like $28

Speedway65
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 344
posted January 20, 2005 10:45 AM  
We use a single outlet Ford jar style one from a 1965 mustang on a metric car no booster,works great but just don't ask me how to plumb it LOL

BIGDADDYBOZ
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 466
posted January 20, 2005 11:20 AM  
I used a single outlet master last year was good till you have a brake line break and then you have no brakes.
I would use one off a 69 Chevy 1/2 ton pick up. they have 2 outlets plus the hole for the rod goes deeper in the the master to hold the rod really good.

    

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