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Old 05-18-2013, 08:53 PM   #1
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Default Master cylinder brace on a new car?

I understand that The brace serves to hold the master cylinder in place against the flexing of the firewall during brake application. Does this flexing exist even when the car is new or does it only develop over time. In other words, even on a new car would this brace show an improved braking feel?
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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I just installed one on my car (about 9 months old). I noticed a difference in pedal feel, particularly in harder breaking situations. For less than a $100 and an hour of time it's worth doing esp. if you plan on any track, or spirited driving time.
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:06 AM   #3
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Yes all cars can benefit from this, new or old. The firewall don't care about age.
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