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How much break fluid do you place in a 65 mustang master cylinder after replacing?

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Almost to the top in my 66 Mustang

Posted on Nov 14, 2010

  • burgessscott Nov 14, 2010

    Thanks but it does not answer how much I need to buy

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    Dak408 Nov 15, 2010

    pint would be sufficient unless the whole system is empty ,,, then be safe a and get a quart

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