The Operation of a Dual Circuit Master Cylinder?

Answer A dual circuit, or dual split, master cylinder is a type of master cylinder that uses two different pressure-building sections to operate the front-end and back-end brakes separately. It can also o... Read More »

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How to Convert to a Dual Piston Master Cylinder on a 1955 Ford?

The brake system on a 1955 Ford was a single circuit hydraulic brake system. In a single line system, if a leak occurred the brakes on all four wheels would fail. Stopping ability in such a case de... Read More »

A Master Cylinder Vs. a Slave Cylinder?

The master and slave cylinder relationship is about what you'd expect from the names; a master tells the slave to push or pull out, and the slave does what it's told. All hydraulic systems work on ... Read More »

What Is a Dual-Circuit Alternator on a Briggs Engine?

Briggs & Stratton has been producing lawn equipment engines for many years. Its large engines, which are used on riding lawn mowers, include alternators to produce power for lights and other access... Read More »

How Dual Master Cylinders Work?

A master cylinder is the device in a power brake-equipped vehicle that converts the pressure the driver places onto the brake pedal into hydraulic pressure. Dual master cylinders are used on most v... Read More »