If you rebuilt the cylinder, did you hone the surface?
And yes, storing the car does destroy the hydraulics, never looked into
why, its not because the brake fluid would destroy the rubber, I think
its more of corrosion within the cylinder and the rubber being destroyed
by moving over the rust.
> From: Lawrence R Zink[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Reply To: Lawrence R Zink
> Sent: Monday, May 18, 1998 6:55 PM
> To: tom.w.wagner; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Clutch Slave help
> You used the right fluid. Did you re-install the retainer ring so
> that it
> seated properly? It just may be time to bust loose with the bucks and
> buy a
> replacement cylinder. JMO.
> Larry Zink
> 1964 Spitfire4 Mk1
> Houston, Texas
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tom.w.wagner <tom.w.wagner@Central.Sun.COM>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Date: Monday, May 18, 1998 11:06 AM
> Subject: Clutch Slave help
> >I have a 72 TR6 and just recently replaced the
> >components of the slave cylinder. After about
> >2 months of operation the cylinder itself has pushed
> >out past the rubber end cap, and the result is loss
> >of the function of the clutch.
> >Can someone explain why this would happen and what I need to
> >do to remedy the problem.
> >It was rebuilt with new components about 2 months ago, and
> >while I am at it, if the car is not run will the fluid
> >cause the rubber components to go bad???
> >By the way I am using Castrol GTLMA dot 4 fluid.
> >Thanks for the help.
> >Tom Wagner
> >72 TR 6