2 Brakes...now after

SuffolkD at aol.com SuffolkD at aol.com
Tue Aug 24 15:25:13 EDT 2004

Bernie:  I may not believe SOME of what you write..............but here's why:
The pedal travels 1" resistance free....... PERIOD unless the brakes are 
dragging, then the brakes are INSTANT response.
Now the pedal is connected to the MC right????????

AS for the brakes.. They grab hot and let go cold.......
Which dynamic is more responsible for directing pedal pressure to squeezing 
the pads against the rotors?  Fluid.

Only if the brakes didn't grab and release due to temp would "air" in the MC 
start to warrant any consideration.  Air in the MC would affect braking under 
all conditions..not a symptom I have here.

-Scott doing pad change and pressure bleed regardless.

In a message dated 8/24/2004 1:41:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
b.benz at charter.net writes:

> Don't believe me OK, but who's your kook that convinced you that MC seals 
> swell with heat?
> MCs are much less prone to "Seals, scored pistons from crud build-up, 
> failures, whatever the reason" failures than are calipers, from lack of proper 
> maintaince.  Air in the system is much more prone to temperature changes than is 
> brake fluid.  Overhaul your MC and then bleed the system GOOD!
> Bernie 

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