replacement for wheel cylinder brake boot

peterboz

Member
Hi there I am looking for replacements for my front and rear wheel brake cylinder dust boots .
I possible something i can get overhere in Europe the piston cups are no problem at all.
Maybe somebody can help me with some hints where to look for them.

Thx
 

jfriese

Active Member
I used 8779 brake boots that I purchase from Whitepost. They actually are a tight fit for those tiny front cylinders. They charged me a lot for those boots but it was worth it to me back then. Yours may be tight too but I haven't checked them. I know I had a heck of a time finding tight boots for those front cylinders years ago. I had Whitepost sleeve the cylinders with brass and had stainless steel pistons machined for my brakes. I used those tight boots and packed them with Red brake grease. At the time I found that the inner seals that Gordons sells were the best fit for those front cylinders. Before going through this I had brake issues every couple of years. Since that rebuild I haven't had brake trouble in over 10 years.

John Friese
67 White
67 Red
 
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