Braking System

Brake Servo & Hydraulics

Brake Servo & Hydraulics Brake Servo and Hydraulics Schematics Brake Servo & Piping Reservac, Stoneguard & Piping Brake Servo The MK2 uses a Lockheed 6 7/8″ brake servo. I decided to have my servo rebuilt rather than purchasing a new unit. Rich Chrysler, an Austin Healey friend always swore by John Stuart Power Brake  in […]


Handbrake

Handbrake Calipers

 Handbrake Handbrake Calipers The mechanical handbrake unit is mounted on and above the caliper bodies on the rear brakes by means of pivot bolts and forked retraction plates. The Jaguar Service Manual states: “The handbrakes are self-adjusting to compensate for friction pad wear and automatically provide the necessary clearance between the brake discs and the […]


Brakes MK2

The Front and Rear Brakes The Jaguar MK2 uses a single line hydraulic system actuating disc brakes in both the front and rear of the car. While the four wheel disc brakes were “cutting edge” at the time of production for a four-door sedan, today, the braking action can be upgraded with vendor supplied modification kits. […]