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 Posted: Jun 7, 2021 03:04AM
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Spam! - Gladden 526 is a spammer resurrecting an old thread.

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 Posted: Jun 7, 2021 01:09AM
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I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts.

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After messing around with the brakes for a few days, I re-bench bled the master, and now I have brakes!

Couple more parts to put back on the mini and I'll be driving again!

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Originally Posted by 1963SV3
Clutch bleeding (slave cylinder) is helped if you remove the slave rod from the arm and push it (and so the slave piston) as far as possible into the slave cylinder (crack the bleeder valve open as you push the piston in) before trying to bleed the slaave..

The master should be bench bled before installation.

Cheers, Ian
Thanks for the tip, Ian. I waiting for my new clutch MC to arrive. I would have for sure forgotten to bench bleed it before installation. I'll follow your advise re: bleeding the slave cylinder as well.

 

Michael, Santa Barbara, CA

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 Posted: Nov 17, 2020 12:32AM
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Clutch bleeding (slave cylinder) is helped if you remove the slave rod from the arm and push it (and so the slave piston) as far as possible into the slave cylinder (crack the bleeder valve open as you push the piston in) before trying to bleed the slaave..

The master should be bench bled before installation.

Cheers, Ian

 Posted: Nov 16, 2020 07:06PM
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I gotta say the brakes on my Mini are very difficult to bleed. Clutch too. Keep working at it before looking elsewhere.

 

Michael, Santa Barbara, CA

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Hrm. So maybe the system isn't bleeding correctly. physically everything fit up with new master, fiddled with the clevis pin to fit, maybe just a solid air bubble in the system that hasn't come out yet. 

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Anyone out there have a Non-Servo brake pedal assy?

Changed from a Servo style to non servo, and I believe the pedals are different…
I wouldn’t have thought there’s a difference between a servo and a non-servo peddle box. My car didn’t originally have a servo. I installed a servo using my original peddle box and everything’s working fine.

 

Michael, Santa Barbara, CA

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Anyone out there have a Non-Servo brake pedal assy?

Changed from a Servo style to non servo, and I believe the pedals are different, I just can't get solid pressure on the pedal.

MK3 Body if that matters at all.

Thanks!
Taiki