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Old 02-06-2009, 06:17 PM
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Too much foreplay

Or is that freeplay? Anyway, I have about 2 inches of pedal travel before the brakes work. It's a 54 ford truck with disc/drum setup. Frame mounted 7 in booster/MC. PO says it was a complete kit. I have adjusted the rears, bled the system, etc. Brakes seem to be fine when they finally start working.
I'm thinking the booster to MC rod may be the cause? Wouldn't that be set correctly in a kit? Anything else to try before I pull that booster? Without a hoist it is going to be a nasty job.

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Old 02-06-2009, 07:29 PM
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sounds like you have everything.i ran into this once before and i got a adjustable m c rod .fixed it.hope this helps. cole
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Do you have a combination valve or just an adjustable proportioning valve?The combo valve sends fluid to just the rear for a split second before the front because they take more fluid to work .When you have 4 wheel discs it is not needed but it is recommended for drum/disc combo.
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too much play

PO did the brakes. It appears to be a combination valve. Definetly not an adjustable proportioning valve.
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