Brake Fluid



5 replies to this topic
  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted February 24, 2002 - 07:54 PM

#1

How many ppl have bleed and changed their brake fluid?
I did this for the first time and .......WOW what a difference!
I suggest if you haven't done it to go ahead and take the 15min and do it!
You will be surprised.
MOTOMAN393.......where did you have a front brake cable made short enuf for the mod?
Is it steel braided ?
I think that would make a huge diff.
anyone have a suggestion where I should look for a steel braided line?
What kind of shop locally could make one?
give me some guidance into my Yellow pPages!!! :)

  • yamaha.dude

Posted February 25, 2002 - 12:26 AM

#2

If you can't get one for your bike, then hydraulic hose places (farm or industrial machinery) should be able to make one, or a good performance auto place, they might, or a Harley shop may make such custom things...

I think you are better off with a 'proper' one though, just heed the advice about lower fork leg clamping...

Your brake fluid should be cahnged at least once a year, even if you never get the bike wet... everytime you change pads or rotors would be nice service interval as well... Always DOT 4

HTH

David

  • Merfman

Posted February 25, 2002 - 05:10 AM

#3

Always use Motul. Trust me. Best stuff on the market.

Merf

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  • Const

Posted February 25, 2002 - 09:44 PM

#4

a braided steel line does make a huge difference. order one from www.ride-engineering.com

i recommend their mounting clamp too. makes the whole installation take less than 30min.

  • motoman393

Posted February 26, 2002 - 09:55 AM

#5

Mine is a fastline cable cr routed. It was like $55 http://mx393.tripod.com/brake.html

  • Ga426owner

Posted February 26, 2002 - 10:00 PM

#6

Also, try Motul Brake fluid , it is the best





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