Power break booster. Need one a little smaller.

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  1. joer

    joer Veteran Member

    Running a big block in a 2nd gen has it's small problems. Just bought a set of Fabricated valve covers. Problem is stock booster is to big. As anyone changed there booster to a smaller one? If so what brand did you use and what size. Looking for a take it out and put it back in without any mod's to my brakes. It's a 79 with a Ls-6. Any help would be Appreciated.
  2. dailycruiser81

    dailycruiser81 Veteran Member

    May 19, 2013
    ft lauderdale
    I used a firebird 4 wheel disc booster cardone. A lot smaller in height
  3. joer

    joer Veteran Member

    Would that work with front disc and back drum?
  4. JKC

    JKC Veteran Member

    Jul 12, 2014
    Knoxville Tn
    I ran into same problem and I put a booster and m/c off a 79 trans-am with rear disc brake I got a reman off rock auto for 110.00. p/s nice car. what brand cowl hood is it a 4 inch
  5. hogg

    hogg Veteran Member

    Dec 29, 2000
    yes,just keep your master cylander and check the lenth of the master cyl. rod
  6. CorkyE

    CorkyE Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Nov 4, 2004
    Ringgold, GA
    Yes, as long as you use a disc/drum proportioning valve.
  7. joer

    joer Veteran Member

    It's a Harwood hood.
  8. JKC

    JKC Veteran Member

    Jul 12, 2014
    Knoxville Tn
    Is it a 4 inch and how was the fit ?
  9. joer

    joer Veteran Member

    It's a 4 inch lift off. Good fit. Thanks for the part number on the booster.

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