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I am looking for the brake booster/hydraulic clutch bracket to do a hydraulic clutch conversion on the MK2.
I know they can come from a Corrado.
But do they also come from a B3 passat or a B4 passat?
I've been doing a bunch of searching but haven't come up with a solid answer.
I thought it was from a B3 but saw a utube video by Jake Rawson that said it was from a B4.
There is a guy with a B4 passat that has one he would sell me.
 

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Hey Pacific, I might take you up on that.
I'll PM you.

I was thinking B3 too but then I saw that video and Jake knows his stuff, so I thought maybe it can be from a B4.
But everyone makes mistakes.
Hell, it might be that both will fit.
So I hoped for a definitive answer.
Not even sure what years B3 and B4 passats were made..
 

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Thanks for the link.
Good example of the info I found when I searched before posting.
I didn't look through the whole 287 pages but this was in the summary of parts at the beginning of the post:

"Brake Booster Bracket:
a)Corrado VR6 NON-abs *will work with any non abs A2 booster or ANY A3 booster
b)Corrado G60 NON-abs *will work with any non abs A2 booster or ANY A3 booster
c)Passat 16V NON-abs *will work with any non abs A2 booster or ANY A3 booster
d)Corrado ABS *will only work with Corrado or Passat ABS Units
d)Passat ABS *will only work with Corrado or Passat ABS Units
**This bracket is needed to install the hydrolic clutch master cylinder"

So does that mean it should be from a B3 passat or a B4 passat?
 

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I just looked at one of Jake's videos and apparently the B3 and B4 are different but both fit:

That being said, I'm happy I have a Corrado cluster because it's kind of a MK2.
 

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Thanks so much for the great info.
Now it's in an easily searchable post for the next person.

I missed that Jake Rawson video, part 2.
It clearly states both the B3 and B4 will work.
The B3 passat peddle cluster goes in easier than the B4/Corrado style.
From my experience the B4 peddle cluster looks more like the corrado cluster than the B3 cluster he showed.
Which Jake says looks more solid than one from the B3 and he liked the peddles from the B4/Corrado better.

He also suggested the line from the master to the slave can be from a B3, B4 or corrado which makes sense.
Might be other hydraulic lines that will fit.
Maybe the MK3 or MK4 hydraulic lines will fit.

So the brake booster brackets from a Corrado or B3/B4 passat should work too.
 

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There is also this and it's readily available instead of searching for hard to find old vw brackets and pedals. I just ordered this very kit for my mk2 that I'm doing an o2j swap on and I'm excited to see how this kit works. Under $300 and it was at my door in less than a week. I've done the pedal swaps in the past using corrado stuff and its kind of a pain in the ass. This kit looks much easier but we shall see...

 

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There is also this and it's readily available instead of searching for hard to find old vw brackets and pedals. I just ordered this very kit for my mk2 that I'm doing an o2j swap on and I'm excited to see how this kit works. Under $300 and it was at my door in less than a week. I've done the pedal swaps in the past using corrado stuff and its kind of a pain in the ass. This kit looks much easier but we shall see...

I have this exact setup in my '92 GTI 24v swap. Super easy to install, pedal feel is great. Only pain was bleeding the clutch, it took forever. I had to remove the slave cylinder and bleed it by pumping the slave rod, then cracking the bleeder.

Very happy with the setup overall. :)
 

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I think there is a utube video on how to install that setup.
It all fits under the dash, including the reservoir.
Not sure how to get up in there and fill the reservoir.
Get a MK3 brake fluid reservoir, it has the cutch master fluid nipple on it. Run some appropriate EPDM rubber line from the reservoir to the master.
 

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I do like the separate fluid reservoir in that kit.
I'm planning something like that.
Instead of changing the master cylinder.
But I'll look into swapping MK3 brake master cylinder into my MK2.
 
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