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#41 Imp558

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 12:22 AM

Miller da' man!
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#42 55trucker

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Posted 27 March 2018 - 12:39 AM

we drove the car to dinner tonight...about a 15-20 min drive each way. Got back home and I could detect the smell and went straight to the front passenger wheel and the smell was definitely stronger than under the hood. So I guess I should be making prep for a brake job...which is cool since I wanted to paint calipers and add performance rotors anyway! LOL

 

Thanks guys for the troubleshooting expertise  ;)  :thumbsup:  :thumbsup:

When you've got all disassembled have a close look at the flex hose, if it has collapsed internally that will cause a clot in that line & the fluid pressure won't release properly resulting in caliper drag.

 

If that one has done so don't overlook the others as well.


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Posted 27 March 2018 - 03:30 PM

Thanks for the info...luck for me while I was cleaning out the garage yesterday, I uncovered a set of braided stainless brake lines! I don't recall if I bought them for the 2001 GP or the Bonneville but they should serve the purpose. Woot! :dance:  :cool:

 

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