Compensator Valve

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Compensator Valve

Postby novacaine » Sat 16.11.2013, 17:29

Hi All,

So my Elan has failed its MOT due to weeping of one of the compensator valves. Mine have 2/15 1434 engraved on them and I've found some on ebay (see link below) but they have different numbers on them. Would I be able to use these?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Opel-Kadett-E ... 4acb592800

I know the other option is to recondition the valve with new O rings (I've heard that this is problematic and I have no idea what size they are) or to buy the redesigned valves but they are so expensive on SJsportscars and they don't have the brake pipes I would need.

This is my daily driver so I need to get this sorted and retested asap, any help would be very appreciated.
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Re: Compensator Valve

Postby Fredjohn » Sat 16.11.2013, 19:38

Hi

Check out the WikiLEC entry "Brake Proportioning (Bias) Valves". This gives you the low down on refurbing the valves and also the "O" ring dimensions.

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Re: Compensator Valve

Postby novacaine » Sun 17.11.2013, 18:36

thank you John
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