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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 12:34:02 -0500 wrote:
> It's been 6 years since I rebuilt the brake m/c in my 73 GT (the same one
> as you are doing) and don't recall having any problems taking it apart,
> even getting the spacer out (I think I used a dental tool).  The cir-clips
> can be a problem and I did buy a good quality set of cir-clip pliers (with
> long nose) which made getting the clips out easy.
> As David said, you have to get the guts out before you can assess the
> condition of the cylinder bore, fortunately mine was rebuildable.
> There are several good m/c rebuilds, who can resleeve the cylinder in brass
> or stainless steel, another option if you don't want to buy new.
> Personally I think resleeving in stainless steel is a good idea, should be
> a permanent fix in terms of the bore.
If it's too bad to just hone it, I'm planning to do exactly that.

-The Roxter

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