Brake Fluid

5 replies to this topic
  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted February 24, 2002 - 07:54 PM


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


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



  • Merfman

Posted February 25, 2002 - 05:10 AM


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


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  • Const

Posted February 25, 2002 - 09:44 PM


a braided steel line does make a huge difference. order one from

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

  • motoman393

Posted February 26, 2002 - 09:55 AM


Mine is a fastline cable cr routed. It was like $55

  • Ga426owner

Posted February 26, 2002 - 10:00 PM


Also, try Motul Brake fluid , it is the best

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