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pjbizjak

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brake booster
« on: June 02, 2018, 02:37:21 PM »
What was the finish on the brake booster as it rolled off the line?

z28z11

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Re: brake booster
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2018, 04:34:31 PM »
Gold iridite/dichromate, not painted. My originals have faded quite a bit, but the original finish remains visible after all these years. If you are refinishing a booster, there are several people that do a great job of restoration/rebuild, like Steve Gregori. Some reproductions I've seen over the years are too bright and/or too shiny. originals are more of a matte that I have seen (other opinions ?).

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1969 Z28 X77/M20/VE3 LeMans/W
1969 L78 X66/N66 Cortez/BVT
1969 Z11 L48/M35/C60/C06  1949 3100 5wd 235/6

ZLP955

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Re: brake booster
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2018, 11:33:19 PM »
Here's a 9204 that Steve Gregori did for me back in 2013 (ignore the incorrect check valve):
Tim in Australia.
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68camaroz28

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Re: brake booster
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2018, 12:22:16 AM »
What was the finish on the brake booster as it rolled off the line?
Pete, what might help is do some searches. There have been many topics on power boosters, who does the best work, etc. As Tim mentioned Greg is used by many including myself and his prices IMHO are reasonable. And a great guy to work with!
Chick
68 Z/28 NOR 01B Orig motor/trans/rear
69 Z/28 NOR 07A Orig Block & GM Cross-ram/carbs
69 L34 Rest. Nova Father/Son Car
69 L78 Surv Nova Purch 4/69 31K miles
67 L89 Corv Tribute
68 Corv 427/400 Orig motor
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Re: brake booster
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2018, 01:11:59 AM »
I'm arguing with my brother he says black, a few of his friends have 68's and says theirs are black. all the restos I've seen are gold.

68camaroz28

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Re: brake booster
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2018, 02:34:28 AM »
I'm arguing with my brother he says black, a few of his friends have 68's and says theirs are black. all the restos I've seen are gold.
LOL, just do a search and you will not find any survivors otherwise that are black.
Chick
68 Z/28 NOR 01B Orig motor/trans/rear
69 Z/28 NOR 07A Orig Block & GM Cross-ram/carbs
69 L34 Rest. Nova Father/Son Car
69 L78 Surv Nova Purch 4/69 31K miles
67 L89 Corv Tribute
68 Corv 427/400 Orig motor
07 Corv Z06
R 68Z build- http://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=182584