3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders

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3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders

Post by sevenmilebridge »

What would be the difference between 3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders. Are they interchangeable? Can you use 3/4" in place of 13/16" what could be the difference. I have new 3/4" for a 69 but what was on the brakes was 13/16" is this a problem?
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Re: 3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders

Post by Habitat.pat »

Good question. I’ll be watching this thread.

When I bought my 67.5 in the late 90’s it had one of each on it so when I replaced them I stayed with 13/16”. My belief is that it would have greater rear brake bias than the 3/4”. Don’t know if that is good or bad, but it has worked fine for me.

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Re: 3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders

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Dann's experience seems to go right along with yours:

http://datsun-roadster.com/PIC_PAGES/NE ... 441-03.htm

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Re: 3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders

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Replaced my 3/4s with 13/16s and never looked back.
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Re: 3/4" or 13/16" brake cylinders

Post by redroadster »

Extremely minor ...bit more pressure with large diameter but bit less travel
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