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Old 09-06-04, 03:55 PM
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Rear XT Disc feels like a sponge.

Hello Boyos,

I'm having some technical difficulties. I stuck a set of older four piston XT Disc brakes on my bike however can't seem to get the rear one to firm up. The front one went on no issues. Any suggestions?
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bleed? Sounds like you have air or air coming in.
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Yep. That's the funny thing. I've bled the damn thing two or three times now and don't see any air coming out of the bleed valve or the reservoir(sp?). I'll have to double check everything again, but man what a pain.
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maybe you got a small leak in your lines or check for any small kinks in the line that might be causing some unwanted expansion or whatever...

some of the guys on dropmachine.com are running the four piston xt discs on their rides. you might want to ask there and see if they can help.
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Old 09-07-04, 02:35 PM
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meanwhile, change your name to spongee_shane.
 
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Originally Posted by DocRay
meanwhile, change your name to spongee_shane.





LOL!
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