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Old 07-31-08, 06:43 PM   #1
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Hayes Nines Hydraulic brakes and rim problem

Hi. This is my first post. I have a 2005 Jamis Komodo 2.0 and i have a couple of problems. It has the Hayes Nines Brakeset. The rear brake's fluid went out as i accidently pressed the brake loever when the caliper was unscrewed. so the fluid is gone. I want to adjust my brakes so that the lever is loose and not tight like it was. Also, my disks keep rubbing on the brake, so i noticed that my rims were both bent slightly. Does anyone know where i could get a spoke key to tighten some of my spokes to straighten out the rim. im pretty sire that will fix my disk running problem. what kind of brake fuil do i need and where coudl i get it? how can i adjust my brake levers? thanks alot.
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Old 08-02-08, 07:59 PM   #2
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you need to know what size nipples you have. once you do you can but spoke wrenches from a bikeshop/online.

BUT straightening your wheels wont straighten your rotors...2 separate things. you have to carefully bend the rotor straight

http://www.hayesdiscbrake.com/support_downloads.shtml

look there for the manual to your brakes....sounds like you just need to make sure the pistons are pushed in and bleed the brakes.
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