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Question about disk brakes

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Now I have worked on them befor

I have adj them

I have bled them

ETC....

But on the trike (yes today was brake day) I'm runnin dual disk rear

Lynn has to pump them 5 times before they grab

Then she lets off and has to pump them again

Do we have a air leak?

I can't have it to where she has to pump them to get them to work

Oh and when they work, they work

Thanks

WW

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is the pads wore down so you gotta pump them like drum brakes on a car thats outa adj?

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sounds like air in the line to me....or is the brake master about shot ?

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Pads are good

Master is new out of the box new

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Did you bleed the master before the calipers?

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ya a new master needs to b bleed first

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If the master cylinder is lower than the calipers the fluid may travel back into the master cylinder, mite need a residual valve. Also check for calipers 'moving' as pads clamp down. Pads should be lightly touching the disc when at rest so travel is at minimum. And oh yea, 'new' doesn't always mean good.

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Lol

Thats why I said new out of the box

lol

Ok will check all those things

Thanks

WW

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Or it's possible the master is too small and won't pump a sufficient amount of fluid in a stroke or two. 5 strokes is an awful lot, tho. Probably needs better bleeding. What master did you use? When I built mine I used a slave cylinder for a Toyota clutch. Worked ok, but that was drum brakes. I don't know whether drum or disc needs more fluid moving.

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I think because the brakes are higher than the master I might need to do what Joe suggested

so I will do a search for one

Thanks

WW

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Sorry I couldn't respond to yer pm WW, my stupid McAfee security bullshit won't let me access TCU. You just need one at the master cylinder. Hope that helps, joe

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That oughta werk. And since yer tryke is custom, use clear lines & chrome brake fluid.

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