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brake master cylinder

Postby jsaunders » Mon 09.07.2018, 12:58

Hi all,
First post. Can I replace the master brake cylinder and servo from an S2 to my 1990 S1
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Re: brake master cylinder

Postby clemo » Tue 10.07.2018, 21:11

Hi J Saunders and welcome to LEC .
As far as i know i think they are the same ( though someone else may something otherwise)

All the best and let us know how you get on .
Jim Clark S2 on the way . The one with the Yellow spoke wheels .
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Re: brake master cylinder

Postby dapinky » Tue 10.07.2018, 21:27

As above - they are the same part...... but swapping them isn't totally straightforward.

The master cylinder is removed from the engine bay side, but the servo comes out from the inside of the car, and requires quite a few other parts to be moved first. (Centre console, Steering column, fascia, instrument panel and some wiring - then it comes out with the pedal box (having undone the clutch/throttle cables).

Not a difficult job (apart from getting backache reaching into the footwell), but not as straightforward as other vehicles where it simply unbolts at the front.

It's all well documented in the workshop manual (Section JE8, from p15) with good diagrams.
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Re: brake master cylinder

Postby Fredjohn » Tue 10.07.2018, 21:31

Dave just beat me to it. If you check the parts manual, there is only one part no. for the RHD BMC and only one for the RHD servo.
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