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Old 10-06-11, 20:31   #251
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to run 330mm rotors I would say you would need an adaptor plate to space the calipers out further
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Old 16-06-11, 12:28   #252
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i recnetly have done this conversion using vs booster and vt master just reflared the lines works a treat and couldnt live with out it now, and thanks to this thread made it so easy
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Old 17-07-11, 21:47   #253
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hey guys... im sooo lost.... I just went out to my car... it looks like the vt master wont align with the brake lines..??? am i just lost or?

Am i meant to be bending them after the vt master goes is all in ??
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Old 17-07-11, 21:51   #254
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yeh u got to bend them so they do line up just take your time wen u do it so u dnt crimp the line
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Old 18-07-11, 01:19   #255
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yeh u got to bend them so they do line up just take your time wen u do it so u dnt crimp the line
Thanks mate.... just wanted to make 100% sure..

does it matter which one lines up?
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Old 18-07-11, 06:15   #256
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Hey guys though id let yous know i have this setup VS booster/VT Master and line adapters, works brilliant but im parting out my car $120
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Old 18-07-11, 09:40   #257
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muffin from wat i remeber the back brake line is bigger so it can only go in one and the front to dnt mater as long as they dnt leak. on the vt master the front brakes go closest to the firewall one is above the other below and the single one on it own at front closer to headlight is the back brakes.
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Old 18-07-11, 11:03   #258
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Hey guys will this fit a V8 vb and will the line adapters for the vl be the same?
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Old 18-07-11, 12:16   #259
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muffin from wat i remeber the back brake line is bigger so it can only go in one and the front to dnt mater as long as they dnt leak. on the vt master the front brakes go closest to the firewall one is above the other below and the single one on it own at front closer to headlight is the back brakes.

Thanks mate.. yeh i took a pic of mine and some on the net and realised what i have to do .. After going to the wrekers and then slicing my hand open i sort of though ... hey this wont line up and in this entire thread it had no mention of bending the lines and im like surely someone would of mentioned it... rather be safe the sorry - espcially trying to remove the back brake line

all good - Thanks again

Btw mate just offered me a brand new one with a booster for $120 - Hes not 100% sure its a vs booster... any part numbers i can look for?

Thanks in advance

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Old 18-07-11, 12:40   #260
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vs will be plastic and others will be metal
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Old 18-07-11, 13:45   #261
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Old 18-07-11, 15:00   #262
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Old 18-07-11, 16:00   #263
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Did you choose the grind or spacer options? for the booster diaphram

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Old 18-07-11, 16:48   #264
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i cut it then did the slot as shown as the master cylinder looked nicer not having spacer i think the hardest part bout the whole thing was getting to one of the booster bolts that go through the firewall it was just in prick of a spot other then that i love how it stops now even though im still repin drums on the back
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Old 18-07-11, 17:54   #265
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i cut it then did the slot as shown as the master cylinder looked nicer not having spacer i think the hardest part bout the whole thing was getting to one of the booster bolts that go through the firewall it was just in prick of a spot other then that i love how it stops now even though im still repin drums on the back
Sweeet thanks mate... appreciate it .. now i can get the car of the stupid jack stands its been on for 2 weeks now...
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Old 24-07-11, 20:04   #266
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got around to doing this today... those 2 firewall bolts..... FML!!! 45 min the first time in the dark with my iphone light tryna get to them...

2 questions before i decide to bleed these brakes...

1--with the very first post i understand what needs to be done... but why cant u just cut the bolt of?

2--the resi i have on there is surpisingly very clean i did happen to get a for au one which previously ppl have mentioned fit straight on... do u have to change it or?
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Old 24-07-11, 20:45   #267
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1- if u mean the push rod bolt that goes into the back of the master cylinder i think u leave it there for extra strength as other wise it will be hollow.

2- cant help u with this as i used vs resi and redrilled the hole that holds it on
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Old 24-07-11, 21:06   #268
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yeh thats what i mean... things pretty strong

yeh just the vt is like.. Brand new CLEAN

the au is digusting lol
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Old 25-07-11, 15:31   #269
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oh well u can use vt just doesnt sit level it slants back or forward one of the two
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Hey all a great amount of info here.
Ive upgraded my VK with 330mm rotors and calipers at the front and ive also put a VT booster and cylinder on it, the pedal feels great but im just not getting the car to lock up, it just slows down.
The pedal is fine until you try to lock it up and its really soggy at the end where it locks up.
Its really annoying me now as ive bleed the brakes with a compressor fitting like a mechanic and bleed them manually also.
Has anyone else come across this problem?
The booster seems ok and no leaking or noises and holding vacuum, the master cylinder is fine also visually no leaks.
Any info would be great

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Old 08-09-11, 12:57   #271
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Hey all a great amount of info here.
Ive upgraded my VK with 330mm rotors and calipers at the front and ive also put a VT booster and cylinder on it, the pedal feels great but im just not getting the car to lock up, it just slows down.
The pedal is fine until you try to lock it up and its really soggy at the end where it locks up.
Its really annoying me now as ive bleed the brakes with a compressor fitting like a mechanic and bleed them manually also.
Has anyone else come across this problem?
The booster seems ok and no leaking or noises and holding vacuum, the master cylinder is fine also visually no leaks.
Any info would be great

Thanks

have u changed the master over as well or? still the orignal vk one?
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Old 05-10-11, 16:08   #272
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I have just finished doing this conversion to my vh. The only problem I had was after I redrilled the rod on the brake booster and refitted it I found that the brake pedal was too low. I bought another brake booster and fitted it without drilling the rod. The brake pedal now sits flush with the accelerator pedal. Every thing is now fine.
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Old 06-10-11, 22:01   #273
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I have just finished doing this conversion to my vh. The only problem I had was after I redrilled the rod on the brake booster and refitted it I found that the brake pedal was too low. I bought another brake booster and fitted it without drilling the rod. The brake pedal now sits flush with the accelerator pedal. Every thing is now fine.
Hey mate.

I also made the same mistake as this.. I felt pretty stupid but at least the booster was $30 & not a reco or something.

You do not have to drill the pushrod when using a VS brake booster, you only need to do the mod to the master cylinder end.

Only on the VT booster conversion.
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Old 12-10-11, 17:32   #274
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Hey mate.

I also made the same mistake as this.. I felt pretty stupid but at least the booster was $30 & not a reco or something.

You do not have to drill the pushrod when using a VS brake booster, you only need to do the mod to the master cylinder end.

Only on the VT booster conversion.
I think I should have shopped around a little more for a booster. $88 x 2.
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Old 03-12-11, 13:41   #275
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I picked up a master cylinder the other day, and the one thing I noticed which I can't find being mentioned here is that the line to the rear appears to be a larger diameter than those to the front. What's the general go with this, Is the appropriate adapter also meant to deal with this?
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