<VV> Dual master cyl
J R Read
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 31 15:05:27 EDT 2010
I think that brakes were pretty much mechanical (rods - no master required)
till about the early to mid '30's. Those required frequent adjustment (and
maybe a boat anchor to throw out in emergencies) <GRIN>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Clark Hartzel" <chartzel at comcast.net>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 2:01 PM
Subject: <VV> Dual master cyl
>I think what Ray is after is a schematic of the master cylinder and the
> switch that indicates one side or the other has failed.
> I have often wondered myself how a dual cylinder works. Is there a spring
> that applies the front piston?
> How can you get equal pressure if the thing has two pistons?
> The entire world ran on single cylinders for 67 years? I have only owned
> one Corvair with a dual master and the brakes never felt "right" on it.
> Clark Hartzel
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