Power break booster. Need one a little smaller.

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  1. joer

    joer Veteran Member

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    Running a big block in a 2nd gen has it's small problems. Just bought a set of Fabricated valve covers. Problem is stock booster is to big. As anyone changed there booster to a smaller one? If so what brand did you use and what size. Looking for a take it out and put it back in without any mod's to my brakes. It's a 79 with a Ls-6. Any help would be Appreciated.
     
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    I used a firebird 4 wheel disc booster cardone. A lot smaller in height
     
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    Would that work with front disc and back drum?
     
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    I ran into same problem and I put a booster and m/c off a 79 trans-am with rear disc brake I got a reman off rock auto for 110.00. p/s nice car. what brand cowl hood is it a 4 inch
     
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    yes,just keep your master cylander and check the lenth of the master cyl. rod
     
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    Yes, as long as you use a disc/drum proportioning valve.
     
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    It's a Harwood hood.
     
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    Is it a 4 inch and how was the fit ?
     
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    It's a 4 inch lift off. Good fit. Thanks for the part number on the booster.
     

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