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by 57traveller
Fri Jul 25, 2003 8:50 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Master Cylinder Mod For Disc Brakes Conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 7251

Brakes

Must pay more attention to the manual! :oops: The only reason I've seen is that brake fluid attracts moisture from the atmosphere, (hygroscopic - is that the right word?). Over time an accumulation at the wheel cylinders will, to use Willie's word "vapourise," because of the heat generated when brak...
by 57traveller
Thu Jul 24, 2003 8:36 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Master Cylinder Mod For Disc Brakes Conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 7251

Brakes

Ah well they've done quite well then. What about the rears? :-? Other than dismantling components i.e. wheel cylinders for inspection, which I suppose shouldn't really be recommended when everything is working, there's no way of predicting a problem until something doesn't quite work properly. Can't...
by 57traveller
Wed Jul 23, 2003 8:17 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Master Cylinder Mod For Disc Brakes Conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 7251

Brakes

If all the cylinders/rubbers were renewed at the same time in the past I suppose it's quite possible that they'd all fail at the same time. Assuming deterioration at a similar rate. What brake fluid do you use Willie? I've heard varying reports about silicone fluid attacking the system but used it w...
by 57traveller
Mon Jul 21, 2003 11:16 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Petrol Pump
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Fuel Pump

Some years ago I purchased and fitted, to my saloon, an electronic conversion from Burlen which replaced the contacts. It's worked perfectly. I don't think they supply this now only a complete pump, you have to specify negative or positive earth I think. As it's the same pump as originals (Skinner U...