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Mustang Technical Discussion > Pre 1973 > 67 coupe with wilwood master cylinder > Community Forums > Mustang Forum Australia - Mustang Tech

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gary70au
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I am after a bit of info from anyone who has a non boosted wilwood master cylinder fitted to their 67.

I mounted my mc and have found that the rod to the pedal is too long even at its shortest adjustment. I have an original 67 pedal for manual brakes.

The pedal is sitting too high.

Have others just cut down the little rod with the loop that attaches to the pedal?

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Gary


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If the angles, amount of movement and alignment is fine then I have never had a problem cutting the pushrod and rewelding.


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I had one here last week, it used an adjustable pushrod. If everything is working fine but the pedal is too high, I agree with Boof, mod the pushrod.


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Just do not weld it. Illegal. If you have an accident and they find a welded pushrod or pedal. Then insurance is denied.


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Sorry guys, only just saw these messages.

The rod ended up having a very short thread area. I cut the thread another 1/2 inch further, then cut about 7/16 off.

This gave me enough adjustment to have the mc bottom out just before the pedal hit the floor, while the pedal returns to a tiny bit above stock pedal height.

The old girl actually seems like she is gonna stop now.

Brake testing in the next day or two, then driving time.


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