who to use for rebuilding bendix disc brake boosters?

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  1. resq302

    resq302 Well-Known Member

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    My chargers power disc bendix brake booster started leaking / hissing towards the end of last season occasionally when I stepped on the brakes hard. Is there anyone in particular I should stay away from? Some better than others?

    While it is out, I'm considering redoing the master cylinder also just so I don't need to worry about it leaking onto the freshly redone booster. I've heard people can have the cylinders sleeved with either brass or stainless to prevent corrosion inside the bore which would end up damaging the seals and causing a leak. Is one material better than the other with DOT 3/4 brake fluid?
     
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    all my master ,wheel,slave cylinders all done in stainless steel you do it once and once only cost more but all worth it in the end .2 reasons i have all the original components re sleeved so keeps it genuine looking and 2 they will never fail again as long as you keep the oil clean they can sit there for long periods with no issues
     
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    how about disc brake boosters?
     
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    Two of the more popular options for you are The Ram Man ( http://www.theramman.com ) and Booster Dewey (http://www.boosterdeweyexchange.com/)

    I've heard mostly good things about Dewey, but I used the Ram Man last year for the rebuild of my original Booster and Master Cylinder on my 1970 Cuda and I was happy.
     
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    I'll check into the Ramman. Dewey and I had it out the last time I called him.
     
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    Can any of these guys convert a C-body bendix to a non-Hemi B-body one? Different brake pedal rod, not sure of any other differences.
     
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