Is this standard? Brakes

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Is this standard? Brakes

Postby hodg87 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:09 pm

I have had trouble with my rocco's brakes for some time, I have replaced discs, pads, shoes, cylinders and thoroughly bled. My suspicions lead me to think the master cylinder needs replacing so I have just bought one to fit. When inspecting the master cylinder currently fitted I noticed each of the brake pipes coming from the bottom of the m/c have the following brake pressure regulators fitted, I would like to know a) whether these are standard and b) if not, why someone has fitted these and could this be the reason the application of brakes is poor i.e. my foot is at the floor before the brakes slightly engage!

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Re: Is this standard? Brakes

Postby essextom » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:21 pm

These are used to reduce the pressure to the rear brakes, they are standard and you do need them. If not ya rear brakes will lock up all the time.



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Re: Is this standard? Brakes

Postby james butler » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:07 pm

these also seem to determine the size slave cylinders you need too.
if you don't have the regulators you use 14mm slaves
if you do have the above regulators then you use 17mm slave cylinders


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Re: Is this standard? Brakes

Postby hodg87 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:11 pm

Thanks. Can you replace these or at least get new washers for them, the rubber seems slightly coroded, I dont want to change master cyl and leave the tired rubber washers.



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Re: Is this standard? Brakes

Postby james butler » Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:21 am

rubber washers?


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