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Has anyone used the Crites generator to alternator conversion module? It is only $25 and might make it easier, just wondering if someone has used this.

Also, I need a brake pedal push rod off of a 63 for manual brakes. The 514 I just put in is quite a bit wider than the 352 so the power brake booster would no longer fit. I bolted the master cylinder to the fire wall but need the brake rod from the pedal to the master cylinder.
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I actually have a module that I ordered from Dearborn Classics and then I purchased a 1 wire alternator so I don't need it any more. I would probably part with it for 1/2 price and shipping. Let me know if you are interested.
 

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i have power brakes with discs in the front, and the booster looks pretty big,i doubt itll fit when i put in a 385 series big block.Im guessing ill have to convert to manual LOL oh well,ive been driving without the booster working for the last 6+ months so im sure braking power would only get easier than what im used to now. How hard is it to convert to manual brakes???
 

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The bracket holds the power brake booster on unbolt, then you use the bottom two remaining bolts on the firewall to mount the master cylinder to. Then you just have to locate a manual brake push rod to go from the brake pedal into the back of the master cylinder. The power brake booster hit the valve covers hard on my 514, so it had to go. I am a fairly good-sized individual, though, so I don't think it will be a problem for me.
 

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Better than a Maverick (IMO) is the recomended non power master (1972 F-250 manual master for disc brakes or the other f-250 one for drum in 72. Buy fro Azone $15.00 complete with brake bleeder and piston rods. Have you checked "Master Brakes" for a smaller longer booster???
 

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Dearborn sells them for about the same price. Could probably sell it and ship it to you for $15.00. Package was opened to read directions and then found a one wire chrome alternator at Summit.
 

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I thought I could just use my stock master cylinder by just changing out the rod. Can that be done or are the master cylinder different for manual brake cars?
 

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i would think theyre different,u can use the stock one but itll be tougher to stop because the brake pedal would have to travel more than it would if you had a manual master cylinder,at least thats what i heard. I got the 72 f250 MC and it does come with the rods and bleeders. Why would it come with 2 rods anybody know????If i dont need one of them id gladly hook u guys up with one if somebody here needs it
 
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