Picture request....power brake booster fitment

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  1. mojo

    mojo "Everett"- Senior Citizen Supporting Member

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    Ok!! Txs. I know now when I get ready for the upgrade I don't have to go arnd lookin for another pedal/arm.
     
  2. car-nut

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    Thanks to all that have responded to this thread. I have decided that the only way to be certain is to drop the engine in and check for fit. Engineered Components Inc. will let me grab all the different sizes he has so I can determine what I need. I will buy what I need and give him back the others.
     
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    Any specific information on that booster; brand, size? The ebay listing you posted earlier has ended and I was interested in it. Also what master cylinder are you using? I appreciate any info you can give.
     
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    try this one....... http://www.ebay.com/itm/300562957280?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
    It is a 7" single diaphram booster and for a decent price
    My master is for a Maverick with power/front disc's. got it at advance or auto zone, cant remember, think it was around $30

    Just remember, this booster will not "bolt up" to the firewall. New holes need to be drilled and the center hole will need to be made bigger. Aint nothin easy when working on a ford!! LOL
     
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    So that actually clears under the stock manual shock tower brace!!! How much power does that 7" booster have? I'm running disk all the way around. Hmm wonder if the push pin will work with my explorer master cylinder. Currently I have the master from a 77 maverick installed working great but I want to run the export bracket :huh:
     
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    Yep it all fits under the brace, with about 1/2 inch between the m/c and tower. The braking is excellent, the maverick is not a big heavy car so it works great, with 4-wheel discs I imagin you will stop great!! The push pin on the booster is adjustable or do what I did and get a longer bolt from ACE and make your own push pin
     
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    I was planning on using this booster; but after buying it, I discovered that the top two mounting studs hit the pedal bracket. Also, the plunger and rod aren't the right length and the studs don't line up with a factory Ford master cylinder. Will have to go with manual discs.
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    No reason it wouldn't work, firewall is the same with or without power brakes.
     
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    Factory PB pedal assembly is supposedly different, due to the angles involved with that set up. Manual brake pedals should be around if you swap. I may do this to my 75, but I have a '70 I can swap the pedals from, that gives me the clearance on the '75 for the 5.0l, and adds PB to the '70 that has the 250 and doesn't need the clearance.
     

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