The rear section of the master cylinder feeds the front brakes.
"Simmons, Reid W" wrote:
> Picture if you will the tandem brake MC for a late model Spitfire. Which
> cylinder connects up to which set of brakes? Pictures I have examined
> recently seem to show the front cylinder connected to the front brakes, and
> the rear cylinder connected to the rear brakes. However, the brake pipes
> from my MC to the PDWA only seem to fit one way and that is opposite to what
> I described above. Is this correct or does it matter?
> After a rebuild of all cylinders (my first ever attempt) the rear brakes
> bled OK and work great. The front brakes won't bleed a steady stream of
> fluid (can't seem to get the air out), and pushing on the pedal is like
> trying to put your foot through a brick wall. :-)
> '79 Spitfire (original owner)