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Old 04-07-2017
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I just finished installing a new Lockheed 5" servo in my '66 Tiger. It works well and installation was not difficult. More information to follow. Pete
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Old 04-09-2017
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Awaiting more info....

Just kidding of course. But, I have seen a very small booster on a Tiger back last year during a British Car Show in Norcross, Ga. Thought my camera took a good PIC but when I got home it was blurry from the bright sunshine.

It seemed to be an ideal size.

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P.S. I thing it was a Red Tiger. And there are no doubt a-lot-a-red-ones
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updated info regarding the new Lockheed brake servo: See the attached document:

When I received the Spring sale catalog from Victoria British I noticed they had a Lockheed 5” booster kit for sale for $94.95. The kit includes the servo, new input and output brake lines, non-return valve, mounting brackets and various other items. Given the reality of costs to rebuild or repair Girling servos is much greater than $100 – assuming you can locate a unit to rebuild – I decided to purchase the Lockheed unit and install it in my Tiger.
I wanted to locate the unit in the same area as was used by the original Girling unit. There was really only one way to position the servo that would permit clearance between it and the bonnet and that was to use a position similar to the original.

With location determined I needed to find a suitable way to mount it in position. It occurred to me that I could make use of the inner fender brace to hold the servo if I could find a suitable bracket. A trip to the Carquest Auto Parts store soon solved that issue. I bought two insulated cable clamps that open to about 1.25”.

The new servo unit has two mounting studs on the front of it. By using the fender brace as a mounting point I was able to securely fasten the front of the servo using the two servo studs and two cable clamps.

Also included in the kit was a bracket that fits around the “long” end of the servo. I shortened the bracket, bent and formed it to fit and drilled a 5/16” hole in it. Using one of the existing Tiger bracket mounts I was able to bolt the reconfigured bracket to the car. With the two clamps on the front of the servo and the bracket on the rear the servo is secure.
The kit included a new vacuum hose and also a non-return valve. I installed a new vacuum hose connector on the rear of the carburetor. I cut the new vacuum hose and installed the non-return valve in-line between the carburetor and the servo. I attached the vacuum hose to the servo, installed new hose clamps and had a leak free vacuum connection between the carburetor and the servo. With everything secure, clamped and in place I started the engine, put the car in gear and tested the brakes. Everything works. For under $100 I now have power brakes on my ’66 Mark 1A Tiger.
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