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1965 brakes - no pushrod adjustment?

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  • 1965 brakes - no pushrod adjustment?

    My mechanic tells me that on the 1965 Daytona they're working on the pushrod for the master cylinder has no adjustment - no threads - nothin, just a rod. It's a bit too short and they think they'll have to cut and weld a piece in. The master cylinder is a replacement and not stock, but the Napa part number came from reliable sources. Has anyone dealt with this? This is manual brake system (dual master).
    "Madness...is the exception in individuals, but the rule in groups" - Nietzsche.

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    Make sure the nylon bushing is present at the end of the MC pushrod. This could be why the rod appears too short if it's missing. Also, it's the pedal stop that you adjust in order to get the right "freeplay", not the actual pushrod.


    Dick Steinkamp
    Bellingham, WA

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    • #3
      Power Drum(1559726), Power Disc(1559938), and Manual brakes (1561602)all three rods are different, if the car came with something other than Manual Drum Dual/Split system and you are trying to install that type of Master Cyl. then you have the wrong rod.

      Also the replacement make & model matters, a AMC Pacer, Gremlin, Matador with drum brakes and the brake line to the engine NOT the fender should work.

      StudeRich
      Studebakers Northwest
      Ferndale, WA
      StudeRich
      Second Generation Stude Driver,
      Proud '54 Starliner Owner

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