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  1. Clutch fill

    Transmission & Driveline
    Hey first time rebuilding a car and I'm in the final stretch with fluids but I'm having trouble with my clutch I replaced it with a performance master cylinder and had to empty the whole system. Now that it's on the car in having trouble filling it with brake fluid. Anyone know if my system of...
  2. Anybody with 1" bore MC and Power Disc Brakes?

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    My '68 RS/SS brakes have come a long way from what they were. For the better, but still would like a bit more power assist feel. I suspect the car was originally a 4-wheel drum manual brake from the factory. Also, it was a clutch car. Recently, I have put a proper Automatic tranny pedal on...
  3. Rebuilt MC Caution - Always bench bleed

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Be careful if you purchase a NOS rebuilt master cylinder from Heartbeat City. I just attempted to bench bleed one I bought for my '69 late last year (been busy.) Before I could attach brake hoses fluid was leaking out the bore. Both reservoirs were drained in about 15 minutes... Glad i didn't...
  4. Master cylinder repair

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hi, I have a drum/drum master cylinder on my -67 Camaro. I have had a small leak in the outlet port to the front brakes. When I pulled it of I noticed that the brass seat inside the outlet port is damaged. Can the brass seat be replaced? I am aware of that the MC is old but the inside has been...
  5. Help, please - Time for new Master Cylinder & Booster

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hi all - 1968 Camaro running a 502 big block, disk in front, drums in rear. I'm running into a problem where I think it's finally time to chuck the old Master Cylinder and Booster and install a new one. The Master Cylinder is slowly leaking down the front of the booster where it is attached...
  6. brake pedal goes to the floor and constant bubbles when bleeding

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    alright i have a 69 camaro 4 wheel drum manual master cylinder. bought the car the brakes would pull to passenger side and required a couple pumps to get pressure and would slowly fade out... previous owner had new set of wheel cylinders and said that would fix it i checked and no signs of...
  7. No brake fluid to rear drums - 68

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hello Team, I have 4 wheel manual drum. I just replaced the rear wheel cylinders, removed and cleaned the outside of the original brake lines. I cannot get any brake fluid to the rear. I have tried a vacuum pump with no luck. I have had my daughter pump the brake pedal and I can hear air...
  8. FS: 68 Front Drum Brakes and Master Cylinder parts

    Forum Classifieds
    Converted to front discs, have the original front brakes complete from Spindle to drums, including the Drum/Drum Master cylinder collecting dust in my garage. I can send pics if interested. Make me an offer.....send a PM Bryan
  9. Calyx manifold dressing on other cast iron?

    Restoration Corner
    Has anyone used Calyx manifold dressing on other cast parts (master cylinder, brake calipers, sway bar, drag link, tie rods etc.)? Or do you need the heat cycle on the exhaust manifold to set it?
  10. Master cylinder code - 5460848?

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Does anyone have any info on the following code? Master cylinder code: 5460848 It's on my 1969 x-22 (SS 396) Camaro. According to my Jerry MacNeish book, the correct code is supposed to be 5468309. Thanks!
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