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Re: [Mgs] Advice wanted on MGB Brake Master Cylinder

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Subject: Re: [Mgs] Advice wanted on MGB Brake Master Cylinder
From: The Roxter <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 12:26:51 -0500
James Nazarian wrote:
> If the ring doesn't come out easily I usually drill a series of holes in it
> until I can break it apart and extract the bits with tweezers.
> In my experience, the only rebuilds that are successful are those where the
> MC was working when the car was parked and the seals disintegrated due to
> age.  If the MC is worn to the point of leaking, then the bore is typically
> worn enough that a rebuild won't last more than a few months.  For all the
> hassle of installation, I'd just replace it unless you know for sure that it
> was working prior to the car being laid up for decades.
I'm going to give it a try, but I'm going to hone the bore before reassembling.

-The Roxter

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