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I didn't read ever post on this thread.. But do you have all new lines and hose's on this set up ??

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I already posted how to get more movement in the wheel cylinders(after perfect adjustment)
The 4 cylinder system uses twice the fluid as a 2 cylinder system,simple math.The bigger bore master will move more fluid,simple math.

SMALLER bore wheel cylinders will take less fluid to make the shoes move,converse to the master,simple math. Also the fluid displacement is double with the four cylinder system and if you DECREASE the cylinder bores(remember I said you could sleeve them if you cannot buy smaller or adapt smaller)the increase of movement and decrease in fluid displacement is also times 4.What you lose is the torque multiplication. Bigger bore wheel cylinders require less pedal energy than small bore.If the pedal effort is too high(IE: disc brakes) then a power booster could be incorporated
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Originally Posted by Oilyrascal View Post
Stupid question maybe but if I wanted more volume within my system why would I not step up to 5/16 brake line?
The bigger lines will increase the overall fluid volume, but the volume the MC piston displaces remains the same. So no net gain in volume at the slaves.
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Originally Posted by scholman View Post

Adjust the brakes again. The back ones for sure. Adjust the front shoe then the back shoe. You should feel them grabbing the drum as you turn the wheel.

Just so you know changing the size of the lines will not raise the pressure in the system only the amount of pressure it takes the push on the pedal. Leave the lines alone and drive safely.

Thanks, I am going to re-adjust after I taker down the road, hopefully that will be soon. I am guessing that is really the only way to get these things centered
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