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Old 12-10-2012, 02:57 PM   #51 (permalink)
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GTS I already see the problem - lack of chrome wheels............




Either that or as most do it was front brake happy on a non-abs bike.

I get used to my beemer with abs which shuts down fast and strait then get on the 919 to find out when you start shutting down for a corner that the back does an easy lock up and almost ruins your day.
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That's how I feel when I see those cookie-cutter 10R's on every street corner.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:14 PM   #53 (permalink)
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I use the Mity Vac to where I see all fluid coming out of the bleeder start tapping the lever to see if bubbles are forming in the master cylinder. I have even had to pull a brake or clutch lever off and use a round rod to push the mc piston in further to make the air bubbles go away. Those may have been mc rebuilds that I did?


I think the moment I said Mity Vac this thread got hijacked so my apologies to the original poster.
thats generally not a good idea.
if you push the cup past the hole, it can damage it.
ive seen it happen a lot.

no issues with the mc, just doing a standard flush...then lose pressure after.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:52 PM   #54 (permalink)
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GTS I already see the problem - lack of chrome wheels............




Either that or as most do it was front brake happy on a non-abs bike.

I get used to my beemer with abs which shuts down fast and strait then get on the 919 to find out when you start shutting down for a corner that the back does an easy lock up and almost ruins your day.
What are you even talking about?
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What are you even talking about?

Post #41 where the wrecked bike is under the pic of mine and you are doing the yawn.

Dammit man try to pay attention......................

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Post #41 where the wrecked bike is under the pic of mine and you are doing the yawn.

Dammit man try to pay attention......................
You didn't get my post.

That's alright Gene got it and that's whose benefit I posted it for.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:22 PM   #57 (permalink)
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No I didn't get your post but then like I said before I lurk for info to make my gayrage jobs easier.

I will say they just don't look pretty in plastic pcs.

I will say you guys play pretty good on this board and seems like youns can laff at each other which is better than many other boards out there.

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Why do you keep saying gayrage?
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That is from the wife. She used to ask what all us guyz did behind a closed garage door so when we would have wrench days she called it the "Gayrage".

Inside joke and I just got used to calling it that.
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Well not really. Air and other contaminates in the lines lower the boiling point, not only because they have lower boiling points than the fluid itself, but because they reduce the pressure in the system. When the system boils those contaminates turn to vapor. That's when shit starts getting mushy. Even if the lever feels firm after you're done bleeding there can still be air in the system, and lever feel will get worse as you ride. Water isn't the only thing that lowers the boiling point

Not to be confused with brake fade caused by the pads themselves.


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I was fucking with you becauseyou mentioned air boiling....

An evacuator or a power bleeder works just fine, but everybody, including me, finishes off with a simple pump, hold, crack.
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