I have a 1962 AH Sprite (Sorry not a mini but from the same family), it has been stood for 5 years and i'm planning to put i back on the road. The car has single circuit brakes, two cylinders on each front wheel and one on each rear wheel, its very similar in principle to an early drum brake mini
I wanted opinions from people on what I should do with the brakes, i'm planning to take the drums off, check all cylinders are free, replace any that are stuck/leaking and change the brake fluid.
The car was rebuilt by me in 2001 and the entire braking system was new at that time.
Would I need to change any cylinders that arn't leaking at this stage and would anyone replace the flexi hoses, rebuild the master cylinder etc.?
The brakes all still seem to work ok (there is a pedal and they work when backing it in and out of the garage so the system hasn't totally failed).
Any advice would be appreciated.