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gen1 brake booster upgrade? #1104031
12/25/17 05:33 PM
12/25/17 05:33 PM
djacidjac  Offline OP
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Any good brake booster upgrades for a gen1 4 cylinder? The pads and shoes seem to never wear out so I think I can just give it more clamping power. Simplest thing I think is a bigger, more powerful booster. I'm hoping for a bolt-in from a newer truck. I also found Navajo aftermarket booster but it normally only comes in kits for Jeep and big-three US cars. I'm open to any options and ideas but I'm trying the simplest, easiest things first.


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Re: gen1 brake booster upgrade? [Re: djacidjac] #1104032
12/25/17 06:27 PM
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rxinhed  Offline
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Several of the guys on the Mighty Max pages are using the Eclipse Gen 1 dual diaphragm booster.

You may also consider leaving the dinky 4-cyl rotors and calipers behind in favor of pieces from Gen 2 Montero or Montero Sport with 15" wheels, in addition to the booster upgrade.


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Re: gen1 brake booster upgrade? [Re: rxinhed] #1104034
12/26/17 06:17 AM
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djacidjac  Offline OP
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Excellent! Do you happen to know if I need to use the eclipse master cylinder? A '96 SR rear axle is on the list and I'll upgrade the fronts at that time. I got very good at down-shifting but it's not my daily driver any more so I forget the brakes are terrible when I hop in. I'm getting new tires this week and maybe I'll go the distance and upgrade the booster.


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OME Dakar leaf springs + T-bar crank + 2" body lift (4" lift).
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OBA (stock AC compressor)
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