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Old 04-06-2004, 12:20 PM
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Hydroboost Brakes?

Has anyone heard of using the G.M. hydroboost MC that is driven by power steering fluid on one of these cars?
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Old 04-06-2004, 02:57 PM
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Ford, or Lincoln rather, had the hydroboost setup as well. I always liked it.

Why would you use it on an MB?
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Old 04-06-2004, 05:51 PM
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The hydroboost system for the brakes on the new Duramaxes leaves a little to be desired. If you are in a parking lot and on the brake, you can barely turn the wheel. The first few times it does it to you, you only hope you aren't pulling into a tight spot. Once you get used to it, though, it really isn't a big deal.
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Old 04-06-2004, 07:55 PM
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All the U-haul trucks here have electric assisted hydraulic brakes. It's really nice when we do brake work to not need the engine. The only real downsides are the loud motor on the master cylinder and the second or so delay between pressing the brake and getting pressure assist.
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