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1959 Edsel Master Cylinder

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Hi I am new to this forum.  I recently inherited a 1959 Ford Edsel Corsair Sedan from my father and have been trying to restore it.  The restoration hasn't been going too badly except for the master cylinder.  I was wondering if anyone knew of someone who rebuilds them.  It is the power brake model.  Thanks in advance for any help you can provide me.


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Brake and Equipment of Minneapolis MN. I had a 70 Mercury screwball part-of-one-year-only master cylinder sleeved there. They did very nice work on the sleeve. They would have rebuilt it too if I wanted, but I prefer to do that.




Brake and Clutch Supply of Seattle WA is another possibility. I'm not sure if they sleeve. Probably. They would have parts for sure. Yelp link because their website is awful.




EDIT: Cylinder that was sleeved at Brake and Equipment:






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On 8/29/2021 at 6:21 PM, Longlee68 said:

It is the power brake model. 

This is a Treadlevac type of power brake. Not the best design of integrated power brakes, but it gets the job done.  

First point is the it DOES NOT need sleeveing!  (There is nothing to sleeve. It functions off of fluid displacement not direct compression) 


Two recommendations where you can send your device for rebuilding. 




Do note that as part of the rebuild after your send the booster/master off, YOU need to disassemble all the under dash and under hood linkage to clean and lubricate each pivot. There are several of them. 

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