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Old 07-12-2019, 07:49 PM
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Which W115 master cylinder?

Hi folks,

I'm looking to replace the Master Cylinder on my 1974 W115 240D. Rock Autos has a number of options. I was wondering if anyone could recommend one of these products over any other?

They have:
- Cardone Re-manufactured options with or without pressure sensor (without reservoir)
- Beck/Arnley -
- Centric

The Cardone options are half the price of the Beck/Arnley. Certainly more attractive for that reason!

Thanks for any thoughts!

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Old 07-12-2019, 08:05 PM
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Cardone is the main re-builder for almost every aftermarket supplier.

Beck-Arnley is a good brand but if it is a re-built one the odds are that Cardone did the job.
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Old 07-13-2019, 02:04 PM
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Ah, great info - thanks!

Edit: Should I get one with a pressure sensor or not? I don't know if my current one has a pressure sensor..
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Old 07-13-2019, 11:12 PM
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You need to go by chassis number. It appears that no switch/sensor on chassis's numbered up to 102742.


https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/SuperCat/3195/MBZ_3195_BRKHYD_pg1.htm

Brakes are kind of important. It wouldn't hurt to spend a bit more and support the sponsor of this web site at the same time.

W115 Chassis Number
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Old 07-18-2019, 01:42 AM
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I would go with " Beck/Arnley"

however beware that Rock Auto sells a LOT of old stock Master Cylinders and often you well find the Cylinder is frozen up and you must free it up to make it work at all .. You well discover this when you try to Bench Bleed it before the install .

they well replace the cylinder with another one but don't be surprised to discover the same problem with replacement



That's why they have good prices the parts are Very old often
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Old 07-26-2019, 12:41 PM
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Thanks for the info. Would you recommend ordering from elsewhere then? I'm in Canada (although I'm of course happy to pay shipping from the US - what else I can do? )

Here's my chassis details:



Was trying to figure out things from that but I think I don't speak W115 Chassis

Any ideas?

Thanks!
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Old 07-26-2019, 01:48 PM
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That is the "body" tag. It gives you basic body/options details. You need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Follow the link I posted to get the VIN OR look at your title for the car.
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:52 PM
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Last six digits of my VIN are 051037. So that means no pressure sensor, correct?
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Old 07-26-2019, 07:11 PM
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Yup.
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Old 07-26-2019, 07:29 PM
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Great, thank you for your help!

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