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Do you guys have any Idea on were I can find a part called a hydro boost or something like that for my brakes? I really need one. New or used. Thanks
 

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Your signature says you have an 1986. They came with Powermaster brakes or Vacuum brake conversion. Hydroboost is another animal.
 

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Pics needed to identify the system. Probably a Powermaster system. Hope you got deep pockets for this one. Check the usual places for parts including Grumpy, G-Body, Eric Fisher etc. You may only need a switch or accumulator ball. Hard to diagnose without pics and trouble shooting.
 

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Hissin' Buford said:
Pics needed to identify the system. Probably a Powermaster system. Hope you got deep pockets for this one. Check the usual places for parts including Grumpy, G-Body, Eric Fisher etc. You may only need a switch or accumulator ball. Hard to diagnose without pics and trouble shooting.
Edit the above. Looks like you got help, thats good.
 

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hydroboost is a type of braking system which is what our cars have except we call it powermaster..I believe that cardone still make remanfacture units and may still have a few new ones around..at least thet did the last time I checked...most common proplem is the accumulator ball loses its charge
 

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It says for 84-85. And besides, dont they have conversion kits? Sorry, but I'm a rookie when it comes to this stuff. Dont really know what to search for and I dont have my car with me to take pics. Just looking for the quickest and easiest way out of this mess.
 

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thought 84-85 had hydroboost and 86-87 had powermaster your sig said 86 but that you had 87 parts unless it was converted from powermaster to hydroboost.
 

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switch it over to vacuum for less than a $120 and forget about it.
 

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switch it over to vacuum for less than a $120 and forget about it.
Unless you want the car to hold boost at the line on the strip. :yup:
I got into a friends 10 sec TR that had a Hydraboost on it and he put the brake on hard then boosted it up. The car didn't budge even at 20 psi. :eek!:
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