62 skylark wheel cylinders and master cylinder needed

Discussion in 'The whoa and the sway.' started by WV-MADMAN, Apr 1, 2019.

  1. WV-MADMAN

    WV-MADMAN Well-Known Member

    Does anyone know where I can get a set of 4 wheel cylinders? Ive found some rebuild kits, but mine are badly stuck and Im afraid I might destroy them in disassembly. Any possible alternatives, like Buick regal/S10 or something? I also want to switch to a duel res master cylinder, any advice on a 4wheel drum compatible unit that has right hand outputs. Ive heard that an early 70s mustang/comet/maverick master might work. Trying to keep the budget down, at least at this stage, its a true barn find that hasn't been started since the early 80s, till last weekend lol. So as of now Im looking at cheap fixes of what I got and worry about upgrades later.
     
  2. mobileparts123

    mobileparts123 Well-Known Member

    There is N O Inexpensive alternative unfortunately, for the front wheel cylinders... I have found something that works just beautifully for the naturally high priced rears...
    I also have N.O.S. ++ Asbestos ++ Front & Rear Brake Shoes ...
    And a whoooooole lot more!!!!
     
  3. bullheimer

    bullheimer Well-Known Member

    dont know about your regal but i got some from rock auto or something cheap cheap cheap. 62 leSabre might have just been autozone. they ran about $30 or something. been two years now


    moble parts123 you got mail. re: AL brake drum
     
  4. Premier 350

    Premier 350 Chris (aka Webby)

    How about getting the original ones resleeved in stainless steel?
     
  5. LARRY70GS

    LARRY70GS a.k.a. "THE WIZARD"

  6. mobileparts123

    mobileparts123 Well-Known Member

    A) Sleeving them in stainless steel would be far more expensive than the NEW wheel cylinders -- particularly on the Rears......
    B) white post DOES NOT do stainless, they are ONLY equipped to do brass sleeving, which is cheaper, but so is the quality.
    C) Always best to go NEW, if you can.....
    And with these, with me, you CAN......
    But D)
    ( I haven't heard from him, yet......)
    Yours, Craig.
     

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