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post #1 of 2 Old Dec 2nd, 2014, 4:10 am Thread Starter
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#[]{%*& front Brakes

Has anybody got an idea for a fix..?
..And yes I have had a look around..
Last week went on a wee ride to the Dingli cliffs and had to brake, Iron Pig stops as requested, I set off again and she dips into the fork, front calipers not releasing, totally stuck, not budging, ain't having it, no go So I release the pressure and pry the pads apart and ride home gingerly, veryyyy gingerly.
At home I get the tools out and start to play.
Same thing, pistons come out but do not retract, seems to be on both sides, I split the calipers and cleaned the gunk out put them back together, pressure the system aaaaand? Same thing again.
Normally I am a bit nervous with brakes and would ring my friendly dealer and have it done, but no longer can do with my lousy wage, so I need to do it myself.
By the way Iron pig is a '94 model 1100 LT with brembo brakes.

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Re: #[]{%*& front Brakes

Might want to change out the brake lines. Could be collapsed inside. Lets fluid go through when compressed but not able to return. If you still have old rubber line move, to stainless braided lines.

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