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What did all of you do for a brake combination valve? Dealer? Junkyard? Rebuild it yourself? These valves are pretty universal between alot of cars. I dont know why places like auto zone cant find one. I think I want to go with new for an important brake piece like this.
 

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Ken, I just used a good used one. I don't think they wear out. Just orfices and a spring I think. Use the one from the Donor car you have, but if you insist there are new ones to be had just can't remember where I saw them online.
 

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It would be nice to save myself the hassle and expense. All I could find online are for GM applications but you know, I'm looking and they all look pretty universal doing the same thing in the same places like a direct bolt on including plumbing.
 

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You can also use an addjustable one Willwood makes one as dose Summit Racing .
 

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true, adjustable porportioning valves are available but in M/O a combination valve works better and has a residual valve. Please read the following article, long but full of great brake information.

http://www.thebrakeman.com/valvetechi

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I used the one from the donor car ('78 Tbird). NAPA should sell rebuilt ones if you want to be sure it's good. I would think that if you find a donor car that the brake system is sealed up on (no moisture in the system) that the valve would be fine.
 

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cleaned and painted a used one from a Lincoln.
 
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