86 URq with no barkes

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Aug 8 13:40:25 EDT 2001

When you pushed your pistons back out by stepping on the brakes this was 
with the rotor out?  That means the piston extended well beyond normal 
travel?  That also means the piston in the MC went beyond its normal travel 
into the areas of its cylinder normally not touched by the seals on the 
piston.  Could be lots of corrosion in those sections of the MC cylinder to 
tear up the seals.

At 03:24 PM 08/08/2001 +0100, Iain Atkinson wrote:

>lucky indeed that it didn't happen on the motorway, this is what bothered me
>a little last night that i drove it only the day before at 90mph with some
>hard braking into roundabouts etc, god knows what would have happened then,
>bent car and bent me probably. I have ordered an MC and proportioning valve
>from my dealer should be here tommorrow, then the fun begins, although i
>don't think it's a hard job to do only bleeding all the air out properly.

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