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Master cylinder f100

What kind of master cylinder do i need to ask for to make sure that i get the right one because ever parts store will show you a dif. one.

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Hi, The correct master cylinder may still be the one you have, you will have to have it checked by a brake specialist or reputable parts supplier, to make sure there is no line pressure valve in the front brake section of master cylinder.
On some of the more common early Master Cylinders it was just a matter of removing valve and discarding it.
Hope this is helpful.
Regards March

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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As a metallic object, such as a brake master cylinder heats up, (Engine heat, or even just the sun shining on the vehicle), then cools down, the moisture that is always present in the air, will form in the master cylinder.

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From the mounting flange that has a hole on each side, to the tip of that rod sticking out, is a view you will not see.

The photo is to illustrate the top cover, and the wire looking device that holds the cover on.

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