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i found a place that i can have my old booster rebuiltfor around 150. but then i was thinking ,is there anything that i could do to add proformace for cheaper?? this is the question for all of you guys.. I found a "hot rod" booster on ebay and it looked like it could connect to our push rods in the gt.and it looks like it could bolt up with a little bit of a modification, if any. but would a stock Master cylinder bolt up to any other booster? or would a ford escort booster and master cylinder hook up to our brake lines, and work? or is there any booster than you know of that will work?? one that is common and could find for cheap or get at a junk yard? im not a cheap skate, i'm to broke to be. but i'm trying to get it back on the road by next spring, with many more problems in my way... or if you guys have a booster for a reasonable price let me know..thank you,
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cheap booster

I don't recall as far as being cheaper, but there was a guy from Miami selling performance brake parts, rotors and ect. Had a different booster/master cylinder setup that bolted right in, he states, on the ad. Than was earlier this year. So something does exists. I wish they had remans of the booster-would help a lot of us out
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I bought from him. We all make mistakes when we act in haste and belive someone's outragous claims. I should have been suspious as he wasn't here with us. He disappeared from e-bay soon after I bought.

The booster is a universal unit, probably for street rods. The M/C was a heavy cast iron unit (12 lbs) that belonged more in a dump truck. Neither was "bolt in" as he claimed. I would have had to cut out part of the head light bucket to get it in. The mounting hole pattern was way different. I wouldn't even dream of using his set up.

The booster was a nice compact unit, so I kept it. I disassembled it, and redrilled the back housing to fit the GT mount and the front housing to fit an aluminum Wilwood M/C, about 2 lbs. If I remember right, it has a 1" bore. I then welded bolts in the housing and reassembled it.

All this being said, I have not installed it yet to try it out. That is why I haven't mentioned it before now. I planned to give a complete report after installing, if it worked. I don't see any reason it wouldn't, I just haven't got to it yet.

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Billy ya might want to try a search here for "booster" or maybe "brake booster" or you could get wild and try "brake upgrades". Just an idea
 

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i Have a rebuilt MC. just looking to find a cheap booster.
 

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sometimes ya gotta dig a bit to find a bargain
 

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im pretty deep right now, lol | |
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