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    Registered User Ferrarist's Avatar
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    Brake master cylinder question

    Have standard tandem brake master cylinder and i plan to convert my braking system to non-ABS.
    My question is which port(pipe) provides more volume(pressure) to brake calipers - rear(closest to servo) or front.
    AFAIK ABS use one pipe for FR and RL wheels while other is for RR and FL - but not 100% sure. And that's my concern - if ABS distributes pressure to FR-RL(main pipe) and RR-FL(second pipe) will it make any difference connecting wrongly(one for rear wheels, other for fronts)??

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    Unless it's a stepped bore master cylinder, the pressure/volume will be the same from either port.
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