[ROVERNET - UK] Clutch Master
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Mon Sep 25 05:07:30 BST 2006
--- Steven Dibdin <sdibdin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Roland,
> I've just rebuilt my master cylinder on my 2000 TC,
> am I right in thinking
> you have a 2000 too?
Sorry, it's a P5
> When you say that there are several parts stuck
> together, which parts are
> you refering to?
It's the piston assembly inside the master clutch
You're right the cylinder is a
> bugger to get to!
> The seal on the stepped piston was pretty tight on
> mine, I was replacing it
> anyway so I used a piece of brass wire to remove it.
> that way the seal might
> be damaged but the steel piston shaft would be safe.
I was able to pinch it with my fingers to get them
> Does that sound at all familiar? I notice that the
> same arrangment is used
> on both the cylinders with a shared reservoir and
> with the tin type built in
I have the brake rod, circlip, piston, spring, rod,
small piston, plastic cup and inside the spring a cap
that keeps the rod attached to the main piston. I
know, that was clear as mud. LOL!
> Not sure if the above helps you any, let me know if
> it helps any.
I just figured it out a few minutes ago. I push the
rod down towards the piston, then unhook the rod off
the "cap". Then I could remove the rod with the small
piston, the spring, then unlatch the "cap" and removed
the main seal. Whew! It's all boxed up and ready to
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