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 Post subject: Brakes Locking
PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 9:31 pm 
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I have a weird issue on my 69 Baja, I installed Giha disks up front a couple years ago, the only issue I had then was getting a good pedal. I went through 3 Master cylinders from Auto zone and Advanced auto before they were good. I store it over the winter and this year when I first drove it the front brakes locked up and wouldn't release. I stopped in a parking lot and cracked the front left bleeder and got about 2 drops of fluid out. The brakes released and were fine for about a month then they did it again. I was at home this time and jacked it up to find both front brakes locked up. I cracked the left bleeder again and both released. I put on all new parts when I put this together. Any ideas where to look? I don't think its the rubber lines means both sides lock. I don't get but a couple of dribbles out of the bleeder when i crack it but the brake lights are on showing pressure in the system and the calipers are clamped. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks


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 Post subject: Re: Brakes Locking
PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 11:48 pm 
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What master cylinder are you using? If I were a betting man I would say the piston in the master cylinder is froze up. Look at getting a different pedal assembly and shit can what you have.

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 Post subject: Re: Brakes Locking
PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2014 9:17 am 
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Twotrackerbryan wrote:
What master cylinder are you using? If I were a betting man I would say the piston in the master cylinder is froze up. Look at getting a different pedal assembly and shit can what you have.

what he said!

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 Post subject: Re: Brakes Locking
PostPosted: Sun May 11, 2014 6:28 am 
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Thanks for the replies. Should I trade in at advanced auto for another life time one or do you have any suggestions what brand I should replace it with? Thanks


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 Post subject: Re: Brakes Locking
PostPosted: Sun May 11, 2014 9:52 am 
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iams1234 wrote:
Thanks for the replies. Should I trade in at advanced auto for another life time one or do you have any suggestions what brand I should replace it with? Thanks

me and a bunch of guys i know run the cnc pedals

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