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RE: [oletrucks] master cylinder

To: "Robert Baird" <bairdr@charter.net>
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] master cylinder
From: "Hanlon, Bill (ISS Houston)" <bill.hanlon@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 20:04:13 -0500
I don't think there are any serious limitations on the distance from the
master cylinder to the reservoir.  Why not mount it on the engine side
of the firewall?

-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Baird [mailto:bairdr@charter.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 6:00 PM
To: Hanlon, Bill (ISS Houston)
Cc: wayne osborne; oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] master cylinder

Hanlon, Bill (ISS Houston) wrote:

>It was a pain in the a$$ to put fluid into my 57 GMC when I installed a

>dual-chamber master cylinder.  However, a good brake system doesn't 
>"use" fluid.  In the 5 years I've had my front disks and new master 
>cylinder I've never had to add fluid and there is enough room to check 
>the level from under the truck using a mirror and a flashlight.
>If I had it to do over I would get a master cylinder with remote 
Where would you mount the reservoir?  Under the Seat! That might be a 
nice place if you have an original seat or would it ????? Robert Baird
Ft. Worth Texas 1954 Chevrolet 1/2 Ton P/U 

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