Monthly Archives: February 2012

One step forward, 1/2 step back

I got the rear brake drums off this morning, replaced the rear brake cylinders and bled the brakes. There’s not supposed to be brake fluid there. I suck at flaring brake lines. I also painted the rear wheels. I’m going … Continue reading

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Replacement hard line

That was pretty easy, once I realized I hadn’t flared one end.

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Tribal Knowledge

My Dad taught me how to do this when I was 8.

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More Brakes

I’ve replaced both front wheel cylinders and hoses. Still need to get some bearing grease and re-grease the front wheel bearings. I also replaced the master cylinder, which was really an “as long as I’m here” type of preventative measure. … Continue reading

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