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post #1 of 9 Old 10-30-2013, 11:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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Brake booster Ferrari 400GT

I suspect my brake booster has a vacuumleak or the membran is old and stiff. The pedal feels hard and unresponsive. Vacuumpump is ok,so are the hoses.

I have sourced out some RHD cars for breaking but I'm not sure if I can use this booster in LHD car.

Any thoughts ?
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post #2 of 9 Old 10-31-2013, 08:11 AM
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Your problem is common in the boosters Ferrari used for it's age. Very high probability any used part will have the same trouble. Have yours rebuilt.
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post #3 of 9 Old 11-01-2013, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks Brian,

Point taken. I believe you are right. Not many do recondition these in my area but overseas maybe ?

Have any of you done this job ?
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Thanks Brian,

Point taken. I believe you are right. Not many do recondition these in my area but overseas maybe ?

Have any of you done this job ?

I have but I would send it out.

Goldline Brakes - Rebuilt Disc Brake Calipers

Here is one in the US but I suspect there are many in the EU.
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Judging by your name you are a Swede in Norway, right?

Good luck with your brake issues.

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post #6 of 9 Old 11-02-2013, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
 
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1/8 sweede to be exact

These guys could do the job and have done many of these brake servos earlier : J and L Spares Ltd
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Capo- Very clever. If Norwegian, it would be .-sen. Lived in Oslo for three years a long time ago.

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post #8 of 9 Old 05-13-2014, 11:55 AM Thread Starter
 
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Looks like I need a new brake master cylinder as well but this part is not easy to find online. Does any other Ferrari use the same master ? The 308/328 looks very similar... Maybe the 365 BB/512/Testarossa ?

It is a very common looking ATE piece and Ferrari certainly used this part on other cars,but which ?
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post #9 of 9 Old 05-14-2014, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
 
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Looks like I've found the answer... Ferraripartsexchange is selling booster+master as overhauled units and will fit 308/328/400/512.

That makes it all so much easier :-)
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