New rear disk brakes question

Old 11-14-2008, 06:21 PM
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Default New rear disk brakes question

I just upgraded from rear drum to strange disk brakes. I replaced the stock master with a wilwood unit reccomended by wilwood .. I have spent alot of tiime being sure the system is bled well. Strange reccomends 600- 700 psi to rear and 1000 to 1100 front i have the rears set at 650 adjusted by proprtioning valve.
I notice the pedal seems "softer" ..i have no passes on this new setup yet.. The pedal with the drums and stock master cyl was a "firmer"
Will the pedal change after i use the brakes a few passes???

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Old 11-15-2008, 11:23 PM
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steel brake lines or steel braid lines?
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Old 11-16-2008, 06:49 PM
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have steel then a 14in braided flex just to the front calipers.. then flex back at the rear for flexibility to a t then steel to the rear calipers.

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Old 11-16-2008, 07:15 PM
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A few questions here,

1. did you bleed the master cyl also ?

2. Do you have a residual valve on it ?

3. Did you bleed both sides of the caliper ?
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Old 11-18-2008, 05:52 PM
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Yes i did bleed the master... with the lines hooked up and fed back to front and rear sump of the master.
I do not have a residual valve... but i do have a proportioning valve.With the rear pressure set per strange 650psi
As far as the bleeding... i was up on the lift in the car pumping the pedal.. so i better ask my buddy if he did both.

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