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I have a 1966 mustang that I am building for my daughters first car. I put a Heidts front suspension in it, dics brake 9" and a 86 SVO motor and trany in it.Now I need toget a power brake booster and master cylinder. I was wondering what year of brake booster and master cylinderfrom a newer car with 4 wheel disc brakes will work in it?
I have a similar setup (Heidt's), but with a 4.6L motor and Explorer rear-end. I used the booster from an 89 Fox Mustang with V8. My master cylinder is from a 96 Explorer because I need the lines to exit on the driver's side (motor is too close). The Explorer has 4 wheel discs. Iused a Speedway proportioning valve (~$35, samevalve as Wilwood but a lot cheaper). I bought Mustang Steve's plans and pin to modify the pedal assembly (but I modified much more to use a hydraulic clutch). See his website. He can also give you the correct master cylinder (www.mustangsteve.com).
__________________ Plain Jane 65 Coupe - 284 ci with virtual displacement enhancer
Feature Car in December 2010 StreetScene (the magazine of the National Street Rod Assoc)
I put a 89 power booster, a 2001 master cylinder and yes I put a 300+ hp 2.3 Turbo SVO motor with a G3/4 turbo and 52 injectors. But before I let my daughter drive it I will take those injectors out and put the stock 38's back in it, the stock turbo back on it and takethechip out of the brain.
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