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brake booster rebuild?


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that rebuilt power brake boosters--and IIRC there are more than one. Cheaper than new...

Alternative--advertise for a good used one. They don't go bad very often.

mike

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I'm not sure how true this is, but I heard you CAN'T rebuild them because of the way they are built. I scoff a bit, because anything can be rebuilt, but perhaps it's too difficult for any savings you might see.

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Not sure if this is the same for 69+ boosters, but there was a post a few months or a year ago by a member who "rebuilt" his early 67-68 booster. He said once you get it apart, which takes time and careful effort, all you need to replace is a little seal that goes bad. And the amazing thing was he said the seal is the same as the seal for the 02 wheel cylinders. So if you get a cylinder rebuild kit, it should have the seal you need to fix the booster. I guess this assumes the diaphram thing in there is not degraded, he did not mention anything about that so it must be a durable part.

Jeff
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