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Post Post subject: new brakes,not satisfied
Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 05:12 PM
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hey guys...well my dad and i took the baja on its mayden voyage yesterday(around the block)everything feels real tight..but im not satisfied with the brakes...everything is new.upgraded the front brakes to disc..but it dosent stop very good and i couldnt get them to lock up forward and a little lock up in reverse...
any ideas ...it has a new master,wheel cylenders in rear ,new rubber lines and disc in front...everything blead out good...
do these things have good stopping or is this as good as it gets,,,thanks.
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Post Post subject: Re: new brakes,not satisfied
Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 05:39 PM
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I have all wheel disc brakes nd it will stop on a dime and give 3 cents back.

Make sure you have a little free play when the brake is up. also replace your ruber lines with new lines. You might need to add a praportioning valve to your car so you suply more prsure to your front brakes. mke sure ou have the bleed scres on the highside bleed as air can pocket in the calipurs.

Alos just stand on the brake it should not move at all. if it drops etc. you have another problem.


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