Hydraulic brake question

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Hydraulic brake question

Postby scottymazda » Thu Mar 28, 2013 22:36 pm

how do you check if you need to add oil or whatever? how often does it generally need doing?

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby cooldad » Thu Mar 28, 2013 22:41 pm

You don't. They're sealed, just leave them.
If and when they go squidgy worry about it. My current set are five years old and haven't been touched.
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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby scottymazda » Fri Mar 29, 2013 02:44 am

alright will do thanks. what about oil for the forks?

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby Chunkers1980 » Fri Mar 29, 2013 07:37 am

Same. But they need servicing every so often according with the manual

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby cooldad » Fri Mar 29, 2013 17:27 pm

What forks?
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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby Chris.air » Fri Mar 29, 2013 20:35 pm

cooldad wrote:You don't. They're sealed, just leave them.
If and when they go squidgy worry about it. My current set are five years old and haven't been touched.


So if I have squidgy brakes what do I do?

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby cooldad » Fri Mar 29, 2013 20:52 pm

Do you?
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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby Chris.air » Fri Mar 29, 2013 22:07 pm

cooldad wrote:Do you?

Don't be a dick^ I said they were. So if you can't give a decent answer shut up!!!!!!

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby snoopsmydogg » Fri Mar 29, 2013 22:11 pm

Chris.air wrote:
cooldad wrote:Do you?

Don't be a dick^ I said they were. So if you can't give a decent answer shut up!!!!!!


Erm no you didn't you said

Chris.air wrote:
So if I have squidgy brakes what do I do?

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby scottymazda » Fri Mar 29, 2013 23:20 pm

cooldad wrote:What forks?


rock shox recon silver.

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby The Rookie » Sat Mar 30, 2013 07:42 am

They need regular servicing, how regular depends on how ofetn you ride really!

Chris suggest you start your own thread, squidgy isn't helful, you need to be more descriptive to understand the cause of your symptoms.

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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby cooldad » Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:00 pm

I thought squidgy was a serious engineering term.
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Re: Hydraulic brake question

Postby MattBlackBigBoysBMX » Sat Mar 30, 2013 13:11 pm

The engineering term is "spongey".
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