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1. MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Arthur Pfenninger <ch155@FreeNet.Buffalo.EDU>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 21:26:59 -0400 (EDT)
Does anyone know the secret to getting the spring c clips on the back of the brake cylinders? It too me 2 hours to put 2 new cylinders on. Using every tool known to man kind as well as every word. I
/html/mgs/1997-07/msg01392.html (6,860 bytes)

2. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: (Daniel Greenberg)
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 00:44:42 -0400 (EDT)
Art, There was a useful tip on this in Moss Motoring some time back. The c-clip is easy to install if the wheel cylinder itself can be held stationary during the procedure. This can be accomplished
/html/mgs/1997-07/msg01404.html (7,984 bytes)

3. RE: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Randy Rees <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 10:45:27 -0700
I had the same problem and eventually went to the local hardware store and bought a correctly sized Circlip instead of the stock spring clip. Has been ok for over three months now.
/html/mgs/1997-07/msg01421.html (7,311 bytes)

4. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Trevor Boicey <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 17:21:35 -0400
My car came with one of each. The first cylinder to require work was the side with the c clip. When planning an order, Moss had circlips and VB had C clips. My order ended up going to Moss so I got a
/html/mgs/1997-07/msg01440.html (7,248 bytes)

5. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: (Rick Morrison)
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 20:14:37 EDT
Art, It's real easy, but does take some prior plannin. First, before replacing the cylinders, take them to the nearest hardware store, or large auto parts house. Second, ask the owner/manager/clerk/
/html/mgs/1997-07/msg01447.html (7,822 bytes)

6. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Arthur Pfenninger <ch155@FreeNet.Buffalo.EDU>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 20:54:51 -0400 (EDT)
I wish I had asked before I started at least I know I'm not alone on this one. Thanks all. ...Art
/html/mgs/1997-07/msg01456.html (8,386 bytes)

7. MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Richard Lancaster <>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 1996 16:50:07 -0500
Status report: I installed those new braided flexible brake lines and have been driving a lot here in Maryland (no road salt yet.) The brakes feel noticeably firmer, which tells me that the old hoses
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01366.html (7,322 bytes)

8. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Robert Zirpolo <>
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 1996 17:27:55 -0500
Any other comments out there about these steel braided lines?? I'm in the process of a major front end brake job myself. Regards, RZirpolo 72mgb
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01469.html (7,477 bytes)

9. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: George G Curl <>
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 1996 18:00:23 -0600 (CST)
The firmness you feel is because the braided lines don't expand at all when pressure is aplied. You should get used to them within a very few minutes of driving. Check them regularly for leaks at he
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01475.html (8,254 bytes)

10. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Date: Tuesday, 26 November 1996 9:48am CT
I have no idea what you are talking about, Graham. Every racing car I have ever seen in this country or any other has braided steel brake lines, and I have never heard of or experienced the problem
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01568.html (7,950 bytes)

11. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: "Jason F. Dutt" <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 14:43:38 -0500
I'm not sure which part you were questioning, but Graham is from Australia, not the US. The laws are probably different. Regards, J
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01590.html (7,657 bytes)

12. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Graham McCann <>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 09:05:15 +1100
Sheree, Yes and braided hoses are OK for a Boeing 747 - because they do not flex all the time as does a car brake hose, especially on the front (also they are inspected very regularly - indeed befor
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01608.html (8,647 bytes)

13. Re:MGB Brakes (score: 1)
Date: Wednesday, 27 November 1996 7:21am CT
My, my aren't you testy!! However, having spoken with SEVERAL people over the course of the day, and also having had experience with having braided steel hoses on both street and race cars over the
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01646.html (9,592 bytes)

14. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: Robert Allen <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 12:02:31 -0600
One more time... Just to make sure all angles of this thread are beaten to death, when I first replaced the flexible brake lines I did some research and the conclusions I came up with were: 1) "Stand
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01694.html (8,568 bytes)

15. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: "Roger Garnett" <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 1996 13:40:01 -500
Actually, good braking is of utmost import- it allows you to go faster longer, before you slam on the binders. And on the track you use your brakes harder several times a lap than most street drivers
/html/mgs/1996-11/msg01753.html (8,467 bytes)

16. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 1995 19:45:17 -0400
the moss "upgrade" can be done from other sources for Much less money. The British Parts Direct folks in Oregon offer the same stuff for about 6-700, and others have various pieces available cheap W
/html/mgs/1995-10/msg00025.html (6,792 bytes)

17. MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: (Robert J. Donahue)
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 95 07:35 EST
I've been shopping for an MGB. I have test driven three different cars of various vintage. They were all a joy to drive except for one thing, the brake pedal effort was very high. Is this normal for
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00649.html (7,644 bytes)

18. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: "Christopher W. Reichle" <Christopher.W.Reichle@students.Miami.EDU>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 1995 10:40:25 -0400 (EDT)
IMHO B s do require a bit of effort to use the brake. Even on my 80 which has a booster, I think... Come to thing of it, I wonder if it works? Maybe I should replace it or rebuild it. You know, your
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00654.html (8,620 bytes)

19. re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: "Sean Johnson" <>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 95 11:15:17 -24000
I've torn down a number of brake systems over the years, and the amount of rust and gunk that can accumulate in various places makes me a firm believer in regular fluid changes. When brake cylinder p
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00656.html (7,999 bytes)

20. Re: MGB brakes (score: 1)
Author: (James D. Howard II)
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 95 10:09 MST
The 68 and later B's with the dual circuit braking system require more pedal effort thanthe earlier ones with a single circuit. My 67 BGT requires much less pedal effort than my 72 B. Both have well
/html/mgs/1995-09/msg00660.html (8,506 bytes)

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