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1955-59 Chevy Pickup Master Cylinder Adapter

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Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Painted
Hardware Included:
Yes
Material Thickness:
.19
Garage Sale:
No
Notes
Includes bolts, pushrod, and dust boot.
1955-59 Chevy Pickup Master Cylinder Adapter
1955-59 Chevy Pickup Master Cylinder Adapter

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This bracket allows you to replace that old single reservoir master cylinder with a modern dual reservoir unit. Bracket bolts to the frame and re-uses your original brake pedal. Designed for all disc and drum brake systems.

Accommodates master cylinders with bolt center spacing of 2-7/8" to 3-3/8".

916-31947 Instructions (PDF)

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SKU-8352604893
                        

Made from durable lightweight aluminum with a large capacity plastic reservoir and dual outlet bores, this Chrysler-style master cylinder utilizes standard O.E.M. internal components. Standard factory mounting bolt holes can be adapted to racing pedal assemblies with an optional mounting adapter bracket 250-3677. This lightweight (2.5 lbs.) reliable master cylinder is used for drag racing, late model stock cars, street rod and off road applications. 

Has a 1-1/16" bore with 9/16"-20 inverted flare and 1/2"-20 inverted flare outlets. Included are two 3/16" brake line fittings that will require you to cut and reflare your brake line.

835-2604893 Instructions (PDF)

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SKU-91031420
                        

Dual feed master cylinder with 2 bolt flange style mount. Use with Speedway brake pedal assemblies. This cylinder is similar to those used on mid-70's Fords (Mustang, Fairlane/LTD, etc. with disc front/drum rear).

  • Mounting Bolt Holes:  3/8" or 10mm 
  • 7 1/4" long without the pushrod, add 2" for the pushrod
  • 3" wide from the outside of the reservoir to the edge of the outlets
  • Mounting flange is 4" wide
  • Master cylinder is also 3-7/16" tall without a cap
  • Included push rod is threaded 3/8"-24 (fine thread).
  • If you need a yoke for the pedal hook-up, use this Forged Steel Yoke.
  • Push rod boot included.

Uses 3/8"-24 female inverted flare outlets. If plumbing with AN 3 lines, you will need two each of these AN to IFM Adapters.

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Posies Super Slide Springs D445 55-59 Chevy/GM Pickup Front Springs
SKU-580445
                        

These Dual-Flex front springs by Posies lower your classic Chevy 1/2-ton pickup 3" more than a set of new replacement springs. The unique 2-leaf tapered design offers a better ride and provides a 100% increase in safety over mono-leaf springs.

Includes new U-bolts for easy installation. Shackle and spring bolts sold separately.

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Posies Super Slide Springs 447 55-59 Chevy/GMC Pickup Rear Springs
SKU-580447
                        

These multi-leaf rear springs by Posies lower your classic Chevy 1/2-ton pickup 3" more than a set of stock replacement springs. Super Slide springs incorporate moly-nylon buttons that reside in die-formed pockets at the tips of the spring leave. Replace your 50 year old stock springs with these new, computer-designed leaf springs for a much smoother ride.

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American Autowire 500481 1955-59 Chevy Pick-up Wiring Harness
SKU-91050481
                        

The wiring in your classic pick-up is about fifty years old and probably not up to the task anymore.These harnesses plug into many of the original switches and connectors, but include:

  • modern fuse panel
  • ignition switch
  • headlight switch
  • dimmer switch
  • connectors for tilt columns
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Deluxe Chromed Aluminum Master Cylinder
SKU-91031455
                        

This aluminum master cylinder features a double adjustable proportioning valve, removable metering valve, stop light switch port and a larger fluid capacity. It is approximately the same size as the Corvette master cylinder but only weighs 5 lbs. 1" bore. 3/8"-24 IFF outlets. 

910-31455 Instructions (PDF)

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SKU-2755592
                        

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  • 0-100 PSI Oil Pressure Gauge
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  • Turn Signal and Hi-Beam Indicators Included
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  • Warrantied for a Half Decade!

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Classic Instruments TF01G 1955-59 Chevy Truck Gauge Set, Grey Face
SKU-2755594
                        

Classic Instruments has outdone themselves with these Chevy truck gauges. Designed specifically for the 1955-59 Chevy pickups, panels and surburbans, this package replaces your original gauges and incorporates a electronic 140 mph speedometer, 8000 RPM tachometer, oil pressure, volt, water temperature, fuel level plus turn signal and high beam indicators in a polished stainless steel bezel. The fuel gauge is calibrated for 0-30ohm so it will work with your original '55-'59 sending until. All other sending units are included. 

Named Product of the Year 2008 by Hot Rod Restoration in Indianapolis, IN!

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  • 8000 RPM Tachometer
  • 0-30 OHM Fuel Gauge to Match OEM
  • 0-100 PSI Oil Pressure Gauge
  • Volt Gauge Temperature Gauge
  • Turn Signal and Hi-Beam Indicators Included
  • Fully Assembled with Reproduction Bezel
  • Warrantied for a Half Decade!

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1955-59 Chevy Pickup Under Box Aluminum Fuel Tank
SKU-91076055
                        

These 15 gallon aluminum fuel tanks are designed to be mounted under your pick-up box. The 1-1/2" filler neck will require a remote filler neck or fuel filler door in the box floor. They DO NOT accept the original truck fuel sending unit, but do accept the common sending unit provided with aftermarket gauge sets.

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SKU-9103040
                        

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TCI 1955-59 Chevy Pickup Rear Leaf Spring Kit
SKU-91043355
                        

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1955-1959 Chevy Pickup 5 Gauge Panel
SKU-91022555
                        

This polished billet aluminum panel houses one 3-3/8" gauge and four 2-1/16" accessory gauges. Mounts gauges behind the panel. Fits 1955-1959 Chevy pickup truck dash.

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AFCO 1955-59 Chevy Truck Aluminum Radiator, Chevy Engine
SKU-10680137
                        

When it comes to the cooling performance of these radiators, they are second to none. AFCO Aluminum radiators allow your car to remain at a constant temperature, which means that power delivery is more consistent. The uniformity of an all-aluminum construction radiator allows for the best pound for pound heat transfer characteristics.

  • 100% Aluminum construction (no epoxy)
  • Furnace brazed core
  • Tanks are made of .080” 3003 aluminum for strength and durability
  • TIG welded by skilled craftsmen in the USA
  • Factory pressure-tested
  • Filler necks feature screw-in bleed – won't crack or leak with age

Instructions (PDF)

NOTE: Due to the modified nature of these vehicles, some radiators will require a minimum of drilling, etc. to mount.

Learn more about how radiators work and selecting the proper radiator for your vehicle by reading our tech article. Radiator Cooling Performance

Ididit 1120652010 1955-59 GM Pickup Tilt Steering Column, Plain
SKU-4465559
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Each has a standard GM 3-7/8" wire harness, 8-position tilt, and accept stock 1955-59 GM pickup steering wheels or our custom wheels with an adapter (sold separately).

  • 8 position tilt
  • Self canceling turn signal
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SKU-91031445
                        

These high-tech corvette-style master cylinders were designed using OE specifications and 100% tested.  They have a 1" bore and are suited for disc/drum combinations. Each master cylinder is ported on both the left and right sides, allowing for installation in many different applications. This exclusive design features a mating flange that works with applications requiring 3-1/8” through 3-3/8” bolt patterns.  These master cylinders will work with manual or power brake systems and can be quickly changed with the included adapter pin to plug the deep well.  The wide body and low profile gives this master cylinder the clearance you need when installing in tight areas and yet it maintains a large volume of fluid necessary for 2 and 4 wheel disc brake applications.

  • 1" bore
  • 3/8"-24 IFF outlet ports on both sides
  • Plugs are included for the unused ports
  • Mount spacing is 3-3/8" on center
  • Works with power or manual brake systems
  • Compact, for installation under floor or on firewall
  • Suited for either disc/disc or disc/drum combinations 
  • Stroke of this master cylinder is approximatlely 1-1/16"

Brake System Builder's Tip (Link)

Learn more about selecting the proper master cylinder for your vehicle by reading our tech article. Brake System Selection. 

Aluminum Master Cylinder
SKU-91031422
                        

If you are wanting to save some weight and still use the GM style master cylinder, this is the ticket. This unpolished aluminum master cylinder has a 1" bore, 3/8"-24 IFF outlets on both sides, and can be used with manual or power brakes. 

Pushrod NOT included. Accomodates mount studs from 3" center-to-center minimum to 3-1/4" center-to-center maximum.

Learn more about selecting the proper master cylinder for your vehicle by reading our tech article, Brake System Selection.

Aluminum Master Cylinder w/ Stainless Bore
SKU-91031428
                        

Brake fluid can ruin your master cylinder in just a few years. Stop the problem by using a stainless steel sleeved master cylinder. Our sleeved GM-style aluminum master cylinder provides a weight savings and longer service life. It has 2 mounting holes on a 3-1/4" center for 3/8" or 10mm bolts.

  • 1" stainless steel sleeved bore
  • Unpolished aluminum
  • Height from center line to the top most point on the retaining bar is 3.5"
  • 3/8"-24 inverted flare ports on each side
  • Includes plugs for the side not used
  • Deep piston design for manual or power brakes 
  • Pushrod NOT included

Learn more about selecting the proper master cylinder for your vehicle by reading our tech article. Brake System Selection.