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Post by MikeyBikey » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:07 pm

Hi, so are you saying get the new MGB one ?

I've actually got a brand new online one (for a landrover) but it looks like it will be a ball ache to fit down to pedal boxes

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He's already sold 4

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Brake-servo- ... 0851482615


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Post by scimjim » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:15 pm

That’s why I’m keeping old ones :D

I’d fit a powertune one to 8 ball if I needed a new servo (it already has a Lockheed/powerstop replacement)


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Post by Oaksey » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:16 pm

There’s quite a market for ready built ones at that price due to the high value cars the Mk2a and Bs were fitted to, as well as the monied and impatient owners who want the shiny things fast.

That’s the reason for the large difference in price between rebuild kits and rebuilt servos.
My preference would be to rebuild a girling one. The new Lockheed type ones are like most modern parts :w


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Post by MikeyBikey » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:15 am

The power tune seem to have pretty poor reviews. Where best can I get a girling rebuild kit from ?


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Post by scimjim » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:29 am

People don’t generally write positive reviews for this type of thing - I expect they’ve sold millions.

Rebuild kits on eBay are available anywhere - make sure it includes the diaphragm though.

Manuals here


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Post by Old and Slow » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:28 am

I got my bits from PowerTrack, someone on the Forum suggested them.
try www.powertrackbrakes.co.uk
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Post by MikeyBikey » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:20 pm

Oh blimey

So i went and got it :hand:

The outside is as bad as it looks. Although interior is immaculate leather and wood . She's been stood for 2 years.
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after pumping up the tyres and using a jump pack she started fine . Once warmed up drove her onto the trailer and the engine sounds glorious. I was so tempted to go for a run....

anyways got her in the garage - just.
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Somehow got to lift the engine and box out then scrap her. Seems so wasteful but for a good cause... 8)

3.2 litres an a manual box. :boxer: :hurrah:


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Post by scimmy_man » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:17 pm

3.2 litres an a manual box.

now that IS rare


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Post by lozzzzzz » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:54 pm

Good decision buddy, a nice strong gearbox, good for 300Nm (just don't tell it that it'll be dealing with a bit more than that)


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Post by Alan SS1 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:46 pm

you planning on breaking the other one already ?


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Post by MikeyBikey » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:33 am

Hi alan, I'm breaking the silver / white / one yes


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Post by willholderogri » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:09 pm

let me know what you are not using yourself may bug you for a few bits


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Post by Alan SS1 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:53 pm

MikeyBikey wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:33 am
Hi alan, I'm breaking the silver / white / greenish tinged one yes
sorry irony lost on you there????, :?
I meant are you planning on breaking the engine /box you have just fitted !!!! :shock:
you getting in spares in advance .. . . . . . . .


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Post by MadMax » Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:09 pm

I love the semi green paintwork on the Omega, it looks like your garage was designed to accommodate it. Must be fate :lol:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:25 pm

Hi Alan, yes the irony was lost on me doh !!! Although we have the same train of thought, spares for when it does happen rather than if....

Max the green is incredibly 'baked on' ;I thought it would simply wash off but its bleddy stubborn even with t cut. I'll have to get the brillo pads and Jif... That'll sort it.


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