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Old 04-13-2012, 02:35 AM   #1
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I have a ram adjustable mc and I'm pretty sure the seals are toast in it. I bought it used and could never get it To hold a pedal properly after bleeding.

I'm looking for opinions on if I should send it off to be rebuilt or just replace it with a tick unit.

What's the price difference? Any cons with just rebuilding it if it turns out to be cheaper?
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Tick unit is twice the price but you get twice the quality. I'd love to have a Tick but funds just aren't there for it right now so I'm buyin a used Ram off a buddy for $50 to see if it fixes my shifting issues. If it'll get me by till end of the year I'll be alright.
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I wouldnt mind getting a Tick, but if i can rebuild what I've got, thats fine too.
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The tick is far better master for sure. The Ram is a stocker made adjustable IIRC.
As long as you can get the parts to rebuild it, I'd try that first.
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I want to pay it's a full aluminum body as opposed to the plastic covered whatever the stock one is made out of. But I could be wrong as it has been a few years since I looked at it.
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just looked at one on jegs website, looks to be a modified stocker. I just dont know if i can justify spending over 350 bucks on a master cylinder just yet.
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