Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

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Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Gjc » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:57 pm

Hi all,

As above, I am looking for a working brake servo to replace the one in my 1987 2.8i

Please do get in touch if you have one.

Cheers 🤘

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by stevemarl » Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:03 pm

Don`t know if this is any help but I did enquire about reconditioning some years ago:
Hello Steve and thanks for your enquiry.
The cost for a complete rebuild of your Girling servo is £140.00 plus VAT and carriage this includes all new internal parts and stainless steel re-sleeving of the alloy cylinder.
At present we are quoting approximately 3-4 weeks turn round as we are extremely busy.
If you require any further information please contact us again.

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Roy Trevor
Contract Auto Engineering Ltd

http://www.classiccar-brakes.co.uk/

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Caprigear » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:29 pm

Some Girling servos can be refurbished but I was told by another company that the ATE ones fitted to the 2.8i can't be done. I have some used ones taken from cars on the shelf.
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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by stevemarl » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:12 pm

Caprigear wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:29 pm
I have some used ones taken from cars on the shelf.
There`s your answer!

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Gjc » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:10 am

Thanks for the responses everyone

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Gjc » Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:11 am

Caprigear wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:29 pm
Some Girling servos can be refurbished but I was told by another company that the ATE ones fitted to the 2.8i can't be done. I have some used ones taken from cars on the shelf.
Do you have any in known working condition?

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Caprigear » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:44 pm

I check them before the cars are stripped.
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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by mgentry90 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:49 pm

Before I took mine apart I gave it a shake and heard some rattling. Took it apart and found the diaphragm Bakelite plate inside had broken up a little and I believe this may have been the cause of the small split in my diaphragm as it could've pressed against this rogue loose Bakelite and been pierced, thus causing the vacuum leak and lack of servo function.

If you get one give it a shake, I fitted a replacement not long ago which works but has a slight "rattle". I don't know how long it will stay working for though if there's a chance of more piercing.

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Gjc » Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:12 pm

Caprigear wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:44 pm
I check them before the cars are stripped.
How much would you be asking for one in good working condition?

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Gjc » Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:12 pm

mgentry90 wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:49 pm
Before I took mine apart I gave it a shake and heard some rattling. Took it apart and found the diaphragm Bakelite plate inside had broken up a little and I believe this may have been the cause of the small split in my diaphragm as it could've pressed against this rogue loose Bakelite and been pierced, thus causing the vacuum leak and lack of servo function.

If you get one give it a shake, I fitted a replacement not long ago which works but has a slight "rattle". I don't know how long it will stay working for though if there's a chance of more piercing.
Thankyou for the tip!

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Re: Wanted: Brake Servo for 2.8i

Post by Gjc » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:22 pm

Bumping this post as I’m still on the hunt for another servo. If anyone has one please get in touch, I’ve had a lot of time wasters and non-replies recently so serious conversations only please.

Many thanks.

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