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Old 05-20-2002, 11:03 PM
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i have a 1978 mustang with a brake problem.i have replaced the rotors calipers pads rear shoes trying to get this car to stop better that didnt help.the guy i bought the car from was making it a track car.it looks like he has removed the power booster and made a spacer block to put behind the master.the brakes feel just like having power brakes and no vacum hooked up to the booster. you can press the pedal very hard and the front runners wont even lock up.the motor that is in the car has a large cam in it so if i put a booster on the car i wouldnt have enough vacum to make them work i seen the 3/4 dual master cylinder that puts out 1350psi can it be bolted up in the stock location and will it solve my problem ?any suggestions or help on this mater would be a great help mustang dave

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I cant help much but they do sell a vacuum reservoir they run from $34 to $80 bucks summit or jegs have them.hope this helps(wrenchturner)
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Did he remove or change the proportioning valve? It sort of sound like it, best suggetion is change back to the original boodster and valve out of a wrecked one,and use a vacum resivoir. Second suggestion is use an aftermarket proportioning vale (wildwood, speedway or summit), You need to be able to stop safely.

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