WANTED Manual brake MC firewall reinforcement plate

FMJ Body Cars Wanted

  1. Duke5A

    Duke5A Well-Known Member

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    Anyone got one?
     
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    BudW Moderator Staff Member

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    You referring to this part:
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    There are two versions: With cast iron master cylinder and with aluminum master cylinder - which (I think) is a mid-year '78 change.
    The top and bottom holes are the same. The middle two holes are in different location. The pictures above use the aluminum master cylinder.

    I am undecided on using the above pictured part - so not willing to sell it (at this time).
    It is made from thick steel. I would be willing to take measurements for you and I would recommend using a piece of thick aluminum plate to make one - which would end up being lighter (and can be painted to match body color . . . or black).
    BudW
     
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    Duke5A Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Bud. I posted this because I'm in the middle of changing valve springs on the car and it looked like I was going to have to pull the booster for clearance. Figured I would make the conversion to manual while it is apart since the booster is nothing but a headache to me, but I was actually able to swap the springs out on number seven without removing it. Now that I'll have more time to figure the swap I'll make my own plate as you suggest.

    I think you may have posted those dimensions for me before here.
     
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    BudW Moderator Staff Member

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    I don't think I have (but, hey, I've slept sense then, so who knows).