Author Topic: Brakes on earles fork front end  (Read 656 times)

Offline Sit

  • ^ Motobrick Curious
  • Posts: 108
Brakes on earles fork front end
« on: March 28, 2020, 02:09:48 PM »
Anyone have issued trying to bleed brakes on earles fork front ends where the calipers are underneath, about 4 o'clock position?  I can't get pressure to build in my system.  Everything is new except the body of the calipers and the body of the master, new internals, new lines etc.
 
What am I missing?
  • Portland Oregon
05 K1200LT -  Blue, 89 K100RS - Blue over white
90 K75RT Hack - Blue
92 K75S - Black -Sold, 07 R1200GS-Granite Gray-Sold, 04 R1150R-Titan Silver-Sold, 13 Ural Patrol - White - Sold

Offline Laitch

  • Redline 7000
  • Forum Moderator
  • ^ Quintessential Motobricker
  • Posts: 8259
Re: Brakes on earles fork front end
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2020, 03:14:48 PM »
What am I missing?
You have more diagnostic options. These are among them.
  • Empty the master cylinder reservoir. Verify that neither of the ports in the master cylinder piston is clogged. They can be cleaned with fine wire.
  • Verify that the piston moves smoothly and fully through its stroke.
  • If those conditions have been met, try this.
  • Along the Ridley in Vermont.
  • 1995 K75 80,000 miles
I wept because I had no radials until I met a man who had no splines.
https://tinyurl.com/RillRider

Tags: