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AD Brake Expert?
#12882 Wed Apr 20 2005 06:10 PM
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Doing a complete "redo" of my '50 3100. I say redo because not stock restoration and not rod or modern. I want to stay stock as possible with slight upgrades. I have a '51 front axle with Bendix brakes and '59 rear axle with same. I am now doing the brake lines and Master Cylinder. I am going to go with a stock single Master. My fifty had 1/4 inch lines and I had to run reducers to 3/16 lines at wheel cylinders. I look in the catalogs and see lines and MC's as 47-50 (Huck') '51 (one year only MC, what is the difference?) and 52-54 (if I remember correctly). I also see lines as 7 piece line sets for 50 to 51 and six piece for 52 to 54. This is getting confusing. I believe I want to go with 3/16, lines, don't know if 6 or 7 pieces, and 52 or newer master cylinder(less expensive}. Does anyone have a clue as to such things and what would be the best setup? Thanks in advance.
Steve O


1950 Chevy 3100
261, 4 speed
Purchased 1977

1964 Pontiac Lemans Convert
Re: AD Brake Expert?
#12883 Wed Apr 20 2005 09:32 PM
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You want to watch the diameter of the master cyl. It should match the era of brakes you are putting on. I think the pedal hookup is the same. The difference is in the line hookup. Some T off at the rear of the master cyl. & others along the frame.


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