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Old 03-27-2008, 06:39 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by bdmpastx View Post
The overnight zip tie trick is to see if you are getting bleed down. You put a zip tie around the brake lever and the clipon. It should remain tight overnight. If it doesn't you have some bleed down or a leak.
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Old 03-27-2008, 08:41 AM   #22
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Did you put new banjo washers on when you installed the lines?

What brand of lines are they?

Is there any discoloration near the crimp connections that would lead you to believe they're seeping?

Did you use the factory banjo bolts or aluminum ones?

Are the aluminum ones longer and bottoming in the master cylinder or calipers before they're fully compressing the washers?

Did you check the banjo bolts for any hairline cracks?

Were your brakes good before you swapped on the lines?

Lastly check the master cylinder for bypassing.
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