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1953-56 Ford F-100 Truck HYDRO-BOOST Power Brake Booster Kit, Frame Mount

1953-56 Ford F-100 Truck HYDRO-BOOST Power Brake Booster Kit, Frame Mount
1947-55 Chevy Truck HydroBoost Conversion Hydro-Boost hose kit - Rubber Hydro-Boost hose kit - Stainless Steel
SKU
HBD-T5356
Weight
35.00 lbs
Our price:
$549.99
Brake Type
Prop Valve Tool
Hoses
Qty

Performance Online Inc. 1953-56 Ford F-100 truck frame mounted Hydro Boost® power brake booster kit is even smaller then the 7" or the 8" vacuum booster in use currently. Generates 1000 to 1800psi to the calipers and fits a 1.125" bore size master cylinder.
 

The Hydro-Boost is powered by hydraulic pressure from the power steering pump. It requires 'no vacuum'. This has several advantages. No external vacuum pump required on low vacuum high performance motors. No 'small bore' master required. Firewall and valve cover clearance is increased. Frame mounted clearance is increased.
Frame mounted Hydro-Boosts® are the same width as a master cylinder, giving additional exhaust clearance.

The Hydro-Boost® can be fitted any where a vacuum booster will fit. It can use stainless braided hoses or rubber type and brackets are available for most applications.
The Hydro-Boost® uses fluid pressure from the existing power steering pump. The average power steering pump puts out from 800psi to 1400psi. The Hydro-Boost® uses this pressure that is always circulating through it, to convert to pressure to apply against the master cylinder. The output of the Hydro-Boost® is affected by three factors.

1. The pedal ratio. We prefer that the pedal ratio be between 6:1 to 7:1.
2. The pressure output from the pump.
3. The master cylinder bore diameter. These are factors necessary to design the system that will work for a given application.

It is imperative that the system be clean. Any residual metallic sediment laying in an old pump or steering box, will be floated up and through the system when the fluid comes through on start up. If any of this sediment lodges in the relief valve of the pump, there will be no pressure from the pump. This will result in hard steering and no power brakes. A filter or a new system is required to maintain any warranty.

These carry a one year warranty. Any metallic residue found in the unit will void warranty.

Kit includes:
• Hydro Power brake booster
• Master cylinder
• Prop valve (disc applications only)
• Mounting brackets
• Prop valve bracket and lines
• Limited Lifetime Warranty

Stainless Hose kit with fittings sold separately, Add $279.99. Please specify.
Rubber Hose kit with fittings also available, Add $$219.99.


These are remanufactured Bosch Hydro-Boost® units. These are not chinese imported units commonly found. Hydro-Boost® is a registered trademark of the Robert Bosch Corporation

Product fits: 1953 54 55 56 Ford F-100 truck.