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Old 7th February 2019, 10:36 PM
SteveH1 SteveH1 is offline
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Mx5 based pedal box
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Can People who have built mx5 based pedal boxes please post some pictures
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Old 8th February 2019, 08:55 AM
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Have a look at my build thread - it shows how I used the MX5 pedals master cylinder, clutch slave cylinder and also the throttle cable from my MX5 donor
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Old 28th February 2019, 11:50 AM
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Does the brake reservoir have to be the highest point of the system when using the mx5 master cylinder
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Old 1st March 2019, 10:30 PM
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I wouldn't think any master cylinder has to be the highest point wherever it comes from. I've just help install twin masters on a pedal box arrangement with no issues.
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Old 3rd March 2019, 10:06 AM
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Hi if you are using the original mx5 pedals top hung with clutch and brake master cylinders attached (with or without servo), they will be the highest point in the systems anyway that makes it best for bleeding etc.
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Old 3rd March 2019, 01:29 PM
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Does the brake reservoir have to be the highest point of the system when using the mx5 master cylinder
I would have thought not - the brake fluid won't flow back into the reservoir, it just needs to be be above the m/c to gravity feed it?
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Old 4th March 2019, 09:37 PM
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Cheers thanks lads
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Old 7th March 2019, 05:47 AM
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Does the brake reservoir have to be the highest point of the system when using the mx5 master cylinder
It is preferable that the brake fluid reservoir is at the highest point of the system, because in case of a leak, it will show first on the level of the brake fluid in the reservoir (which will go down). If the reservoir is not at the highest point of the system and there is a leak, air will be at the highest point, let's say in a brake/clutch pipe or a caliper/drum/clutch cylinder, and you will loose braking/clutching ability before it shows on the reservoir level.

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