88/89 XR4 master cylinder

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88/89 XR4 master cylinder

Post by Larry H » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:05 pm

I need two master cylinders
thanks
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Re: 88/89 XR4 master cylinder

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:04 am

Contact the vendors on here. But they are hard to find. You may be able to get the adapter kit allowing you to use the thunderbird mc. Or rebuild kits for the original mc. Good luck getting what you need.
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Re: 88/89 XR4 master cylinder

Post by dunhamr1 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:40 pm

Larry H wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:05 pm
I need two master cylinders
thanks
They are getting hard to find, I had a heck of a time trying to get mine... but I think Jeff (Blugg) over at Merkur Parts Midwest is back in stock of the later (88/89) MC.
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Re: 88/89 XR4 master cylinder

Post by reddy2300 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:05 am

I have one on my shelf (not for sale) that NAPA rebuilt for me. Check with your local NAPA and see if they'll rebuild yours. It will take a little while but at least you have some recourse.
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Re: 88/89 XR4 master cylinder

Post by ford.scorpio » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:26 pm

Time for a Scorpio hydraulic MC...... you're welcome.
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Re: 88/89 XR4 master cylinder

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Re: 88/89 XR4 master cylinder

Post by my8950 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:36 am

ford.scorpio wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:26 pm
Time for a Scorpio hydraulic MC...... you're welcome.
This is the best way to go...Second best would probably be to get the rebuilt unit from a vendor.

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