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hondo402000
11-02-2008, 08:17 AM
Well I finally figured out why I had a low brake peddle and I doubt this will help any one else. When I redid the front calipers and new rotors and new pads I noticed I had some rattling up front so thinking I was being SMART I purchaced some springs kind of like the one you find in a ball point pen but stronger, well what I did was to pull the pin that holds the front brake pads in, I pulled the pin almost all the way out slid the spring inbetween the pads slid the pin thru the spring and put the pin back in. in essence holding the pads against the caliper. well as the brakes wore down the spring would push the pads back out and the calipers back in all the way, so I had to pump the brakes to get a good peddle, When I remembered that I had reengineered the front brakes I pulled the wheels and took the springs off and WOW I got great brake peddle, about 1/8 inch down and brakes engage.

tdskip
11-02-2008, 08:22 AM
Glad you figured it out - thanks for the story!