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Old 03-09-2008, 09:21 AM
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S10 Power Brake Booster. Want to remove

I have a 1989 S10 that is strictly for the drag strip. To make more room under the hood and to loose some more weight, I would like to scrap the power brake booster. I was thinking that I could fabricate an adapter plate so I could bolt the master cylinder directly to the firewall and shorten the rod but I was wanting to know how safe this setup would be. The truck has drum brakes on the rear and disc on the front. Any suggestions?

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get the rod and master cylinder from one with manual brakes. alot easier than fabricating anything, and the power master cylinder will be alot harder to push without the booster than the manual one. the trucks with manual brakes should still be easy to find.
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get the rod and master cylinder from one with manual brakes. alot easier than fabricating anything, and the power master cylinder will be alot harder to push without the booster than the manual one. the trucks with manual brakes should still be easy to find.

yep. should be about $60 or so.
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You should also get the larger manual brake wheel cylinders for the back. They are 3/4" rather than 5/8" for power brake.
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