Braking System Basics: Master cylinder and power booster conversion

Performance gains: A new, dual circuit master cylinder and power booster will enhance the ease and safe operation of your brake system. Most vehicles on the road today, both old and new, use hydraulic systems to actuate the brakes. Hydraulic systems allow pressure to be delivered through small diameter hoses and lines from the pedal to the braking surfaces at each wheel without taking up a large amount of room. They also decrease the amount of foot pressure required by making the surface area of the master cylinder pistons smaller than that of the wheel cylinder or caliper pistons. The

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