[ROVERNET - UK] SD1 Rear Brake Cylinder Kit

Slatskars slatskars at comcast.net
Wed Aug 22 18:35:28 BST 2007


Take your old parts to a good auto parts shop and have them try to match up 
the bits with another kit. Had a friend years ago on an MG outing have a 
brake problem. He did this and wound up with a Mazda clutch kit to fix the 
MG brake cylinder. Worth a try. Some parts guys are really very good.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "vic muscat" <vic94087 at yahoo.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 7:24 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] SD1 Rear Brake Cylinder Kit

> Hi,
> Has any SD1 owner on this list found a readily
> obtainable rear brake cylinder repair kit which can be
> used instead of the Rover kit? I just need the rubber
> pieces.
> The bore they go into is 7/8th inch. The ID fits over
> a 19/32s  portion of the piston. It is 3/16th wide
> (thick). I can't believe someone else hasn't  used
> those same dimensions. Unfortunately, I don't have
> access to parts manuals which might have a clue.
> I ordered a kit from Rimmer last week and they haven't
> yet acknowledged receipt of the order.
> About 10 years ago I had the brake cylinders sleeved
> with brass. But one of the sleeves had a razor sharp
> burr, which I failed to notice, and it nicked the seal
> on assembly. It is now leaking.
> Thank you for your help,
> Vic
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