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MG MGB GT V8 Factory Originals Technical - Brake Balance Valve
|Any recommendations, and advice on ease of fitting and ajustments.|
|They sell a really sweet one at Pegasus Racing. Depending how good your plumbing skills are, you can put it right inside the car. Personally, mine are crummy, so if I were to install one I reckon I'd do so right in front of the MC at the line junctions. Just curious, why do you think one's necessary? ... did you put a different rear end on there, with different brakes?|
|I ordered my new master cylinder and power booster (7 inch)for my 4 wheel disk set up (rear Ford Explorer, not yet installed) from Master Power Brake http//www.mpbrakes.com/ They informed me (although they sell several proportioning valves, both ajustable and fixed)that I probably wouldn't need it as their dual rate master cylinder was designed to work without one. I'm a little leary of a rear brake lockup but will give it a try. I'll let you know how I make out.|
|Michael S. Domanowski|
I have 4 Pot Wilwoods on front and SD1 drums on rear, and would prefer to tweak balance front and rear.
|Summit Racing sells the Wilwood valve. Works great, and cheaper than Pegasus.|
You can see mine in this old pic.
|brake cylindershould be easy to acquire in the UK.|
If not go to a scrappy and find one for a Ford product or an Opel some of them have one with a screw adjustment.
This will require for you to do some testing until the correct adjustment is achieved.
Correct adjustment is when the front wheels lock-up first (Split second) or until all 4 wheels lock-up together (Border line)
I use a Tilton on my racecar due in part because it has a lever instead of a knob (a matter of preference)
If you are not racing your car, then once it
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