Acura RL BBK Upgrade

Discussion in 'Suspension, Brakes, Wheels, and Tires' started by KnightRyder, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. RedRyder

    RedRyder Be a better driver

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    How long have you had the rotors on there? Did you bed them properly? Doubt they could be warped already.

    As for the pedal feel, try bleeding the lines again.
     
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    Ok I'll bleed them again. Rotors are brand new so no way they can be warped already

    All the bolts were hand tightened. If not torqued to proper specs could that be the reason for steering wheel vibrations?

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    Possibly. I mean I have done so many brake jobs I can tell just by feel now, so I don't torque the bolts so spec. But it is best to do so, and in your case especially.
     
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    So I just finished torque down the proper specs and nothing =/ still vibrates when I brake anything over like 50 miles per hour which scares me. I don't want to die lol

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    ^You sure the lugnuts are tight, co-worker just had that problem. Otherwise if the caliper bolts, slide pin bolts, and adapter brackets bolts are all tightened properly then I'd do what kn0x said and then see where that leaves you.

    Are the pistons and all that not seized or anything? Check for even wear on the rotor, and pads too.
     
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    yeah lug nuts are set to 80 lbs torque. and ok once I get bleed the brakes again I'll let you guys know what happens.

    I dont think so because these calipers are re-manufactured so nothing should be wrong with them. How do I check for uneven wear on a rotor? As for the pad the passenger side had quite some amount of brake fluid on them for a few days and when I put it on, the rotor turned red because of the paint coming off I guess. But after driving it all went away. That's the only thing I could think of that could be a problem for uneven pad wear since brake fluid is pretty corrosive i heard
     
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    Also if anyone buying remanufactured calipers do not buy from the company A1 Cardone. They are trash

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    Hey guys new here , I'm just wondering if anyone has done the Rl brake swap on 4lugs . Thanks
    If you guys have done it can you pass me the info
     
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    I don't know if u can get big enough rotors on a 4 lug
     
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    DarkSideAccord nadeshiko fobz ftw..

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    u can do anything if u have the money or skills to fabricate stuff... just need larger rotors, a custom bracket and wheels that can clear the brakes
     

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