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Re: Rebuilt vs. Replace

To: "Glenn Cummins" <rglenn@netdoor.com>, "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: Rebuilt vs. Replace
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 13:42:01 -0700

You don't say if you honed the bore before rebuilding. You may have some
pitting, but it can be hard to see sometimes, as the bore is pretty small.
If it leaks after installing a new kit, chances are that is the case.

Sleeving is the best LONG term solution and have personally been very
satisfied (done 6 or 7 MC's) with Sierra Specialties. However, a new clutch
MC, costs about the same or less than sleeving. So the answer lies in what
you want long term. I personally hate leaking brake fluid more than


At 2:31 PM -0500 6/24/02, Glenn Cummins wrote:
>Hey everyone,
>What are your thoughts concerning rebuilding a clutch master cylinder versus
>replacing one?
>Here's the background.  I rebuilt mine.  That didn't fix my problem.  So I
>replaced the clutch this weekend.  It now works, but I've got fluid tricking
>down the clutch pedal.
>So did I screw up the rebuild or is this a common problem?  The bore looked
>good, but I could be wrong.  Obviously something ain't right.
>By the way, thanks to everyone who replied last week concerning my clutch
>replacment.  We got everything in and out just fine, and it's driving again.
>But this master cylinder problem has gotta be fixed before I'll call it a
>Glenn C.

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