My restoration (to date !)

Braking system

Engine & brake master cylinderOnce I had the basics, I tried to fill the brake system and see if I could roll/run the car up and down the road. However it appeared that the brake master cylinder had a large hole somewhere - the brake fluid going in at the top and coming back out by the servo unit. I considered a rebuild kit, but reasoned that seeing as this was what actually stopped the car, a new master cylinder would be the wisest move. (Especially as fibre glass doesn't offer the best resistance to an impact) A bit of judicial Bundy pipe bending ensued, but at least the brake fluid/paint stripper stayed where it was supposed to !

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