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Took it for another drive this morning. Went 2 miles round trip. Still no brakes so did not get off my road. It shifts through all 4 gears real good. I let it run when I got home and it would not get above 180 degrees at idle. Then I bumped the idle up to 2000 RPM for about 2 minutes and it cooled down to 170. I could not believe it ran cool. I don’t have a thermostat in it but still thought the radiator would not be any good. I have water and a radiator flush solution in it now. I will flush that out two or three times and then add antifreeze.

I took off the master cylinder and took it apart. The inside is severely pitted. I will have to find another rebuildable one or send this off to be sleeved. I would like to find a rebuildable one if someone has one. I was just happy to have the brake lines brake loose like it was in new condition.

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