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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-29-2019, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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rear brake pedal play - how much?

I looked in the manual, but I could not find the answer. Searches also turned up zip.

how much play should I have in the rear pedal? Is there a way to adjust it?

I just finished changing the brake lines and I am not sure if there is air in the lines or I am paranoid.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-01-2019, 04:31 PM
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You can adjust the pedal hight but not the play since it is a hydrolic brake system.
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They will have a little play in them. But not a lot.
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I raised mine slightly, after adding small floorboards on my C. Shifter as well.
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I think I am being paranoid.

the pedal holds firm and there is no spongy feeling when I use it. I bled it a couple of times and no bubbles came out. I used a vacuum pump over a speed bleeder so I think that is OK too.

Is there any other sign of air in the lines other than spongy pedal or no hard stop when the pedal locks up?

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Sounds like you have got it to me!


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