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Offline 556ALPHA

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Re: Rear Brake
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2012, 08:21:38 am »
The return spring for the pedal is WAY to strong.  I removed mine all together and it made a world of difference, you can actually use the rear brake.  It will work that way but not recommended, I will replace it with a lighter spring when I get around to it.

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Re: Rear Brake
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2012, 08:51:43 am »
That is a project for someone: find the good spring to use. I do not even know where to go for such springs, a hardware store?

One more question: Do you have to take off the calapers to bleed the inside or outside? Thanks.
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Re: Rear Brake
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2012, 05:12:37 am »
You don't need to take off rear caliper to bleed it. With Motion Pro bleeder it will take you less then 10 minutes to do it. Remember to cover all painted surfaces ( just in case if you spill brake fluid ) and keep adding new brake fluid to reservoir every few "pumps" of the pedal, so you don't suck in the air!
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Re: Rear Brake
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2012, 06:38:21 pm »
You don't need to take off rear caliper to bleed it. With Motion Pro bleeder it will take you less then 10 minutes to do it. Remember to cover all painted surfaces ( just in case if you spill brake fluid ) and keep adding new brake fluid to reservoir every few "pumps" of the pedal, so you don't suck in the air!

I see this thing mentioned all the time. I just ordered one, although i've done a million brake bleeds without it. Maybe Teressa will get a break hehe
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