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Offline Todd99

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brakes on an 820
« on: April 12, 2012, 03:23:57 PM »
I have a friend that just put hydraulic brakes on a 820 transmission and they work good and lock up when you arent moving when you are moving and hit the brakes they hardly work at all!! Is there anything he can do to get them to work better?

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Re: brakes on an 820
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2012, 03:42:13 PM »
The size of the rotor and pads for one. Too small and you will have less brakes. Two, are you running a stock flywheel? It's really hard to slow down that rotating mass. Three, the strength of the master cylinder and the caliper piston, again too small and they will work great with no load but fail when needed at the higher end of load. Four the type of material the pad is made from. Five, oil/dirt/grease will hamper your braking ability.

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Re: brakes on an 820
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2012, 03:43:15 PM »
Bed the pads, get the air out of the system, more leverage on the master cylinder...could be many things.
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