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Old 15-Nov-2004, 11:41 PM
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As usual around here ..

.. acres of good advice. I can't add very much except I've just upgraded the brakes on my 916 with:

~ new stainless lines
~ new Dot 4 synthetic fluid
~ new Bendix pads from Cornerspeed - ask Nelly which ones
~ about two hours de-seizing the bl**dy brake calipers on the righthand side caliper
~ bleeding the air out of the top master cylinder joint
~ leaving a huge elastic band on the brake lever for 2 days

and they're ..... excellento
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Old 16-Nov-2004, 11:11 AM
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Cheers again guys - I'll look into all this. As always, top info!
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Old 16-Nov-2004, 11:19 AM
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TF, reckon you just needing to get used to a different feel. When I fitted an AP master cylinder to my 996 it felt really strange at first as I was having to pull the lever quite hard. Since changing the calipers to GP Brembo's, I have adjusted the ratio slightly and it all makes sense now, pull hard to start with, brakes start to bite then it's two fingers all the way.
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