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edit...I have breaks!!!!!, but now I think I have a bent valve..why me?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by supersize75, Aug 24, 2003.

  1. supersize75

    supersize75 1/2 ton status

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    Ok I replaced my blown brake line with some very nice sky jacker ones, bench bled the master, then the lines, now I can lock um up /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    But I have a back fire coming through the carb when I stomp on it, this makes me hope I just have a loose rocker arm "very likely" or my worse fear is that I bent a valve /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
    So tuesday I am going to pull the valve covers off and see what my fate is /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif

    ok done till tommaroww, thanks you all who are throwin me good advice /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    The truck runs and drives, I took it out around 2 am and started assaulting rock piles! I can't stop it though, zero breaks, it was the funnest time in my life though, I live in a new area and there are house lots waiting to be built on so I went there and drove around, I couldnt help my self and started nailing a berm at speed! /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif My friend swears I got at least 2 feet of air!

    Also the cage would rattle less if I had it bolted in. lol /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif Also tube doors dont hold in a cell phone very well /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif



    I have so far replaced the rear lines, master and power booster, still no breaks, I have massive break fade, this sucks!

    On the plus side nothing has fallen off yet /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Any advice is appritiated for the breaks /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
  2. big pappa b

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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    Don't drive in lots where they have already started building. Your tires will find all the nails they tend to throw around
     
  3. bigjbear

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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    How about don't drive in lots that are not yours. Open dirt does not mean its fair game. If you were authorized to be there, then never mind.
     
  4. Confedneck

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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    did you try bleeding the prop valve on the front crossmember?...crack the top line and have someone push down on the pedal, hold it down and tighten the line back up, repeat a couple times, then rebleed the wheels..
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    Did you bench bleed the master cylinder?
     
  6. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

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    live in a new area and there are house lots waiting to be built on so I went there and drove around, I couldnt help my self and started nailing a berm at speed! My friend swears I got at least 2 feet of air!

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    Well, you should have gotten pics first of all.

    Second, WTF are you doing wheeling somewhere you shouldn't be?

    /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
  7. supersize75

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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    I know the job site super intendent, he actually gave me the idea, he has a 77 and is going to try jumping the berm on Monday, I am not trying to be reckless, but I am shure it comes of that way.

    Also. I will try and get pics, he wants to see who can get more air /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

    Also.... I just realized my calipers are upsidown so I will go flip um /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    how the heck are your calipers on upside down?...
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    Good to hear it's out and running, it's very nice and you've done a very good job, I applaud you

    Do you have any side shots of your truck, I want to get an idea of what the lift looks like compared to the tires

    Thank you
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    not trying to be an ass, but let's get it straight- it's "brakes"


    when i read the thread title i thought you meant you didn't break anything /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    dude seriously get a new cell phone with all you've put that one through, it needs to be put to rest. congrats on gettin it runnin. u gotta come on up to t-bird and I17 where i live sometime!!
     
  12. supersize75

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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    yea right, that would cost about 1 tank round trip, thats 60 bucks, put on a skirt and I'll think about it /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    they were on the oposit side, right on left and left on right /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
     
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    I can shoot more pics tommarow and post um /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    gotcha..so you had the bleeders down and when you bled the wheels you kept gettin just fluid because the air was at the top of the caliper, right?? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    yep /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

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    Second, WTF are you doing wheeling somewhere you shouldn't be?


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    we have all done it at one time or another... YOU bubba are just getting to old... /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    anywhoo... As for the brakes, i am a firm beliver in doing a powerbleed at a shop. its 35 dollars out here. guarenteed work, and it only takes like 20 min for them to do it.

    or you can bleed everything yourself, the hard way, and it takes a lot longer.

    bench bleed the MC if you have not already, then the combo prop valve and then the rears and fronts as normal. SHOULD take care of it as it is a full system bleed.
    disk brakes in the rear?
    Grant
     
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    Re: I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

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    we have all done it at one time or another... YOU bubba are just getting to old...

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    Yup and be the first to admit to wheeling where I wasn't suppose to be. The creekbed hillclimb at HS (in the Red Line Oil Racing Pinto no less) and a farmer's field on a Saturday nite chasing Little Bunny Foo Foo.. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    if the caliper is upside down it is nearly impossible to purge the air from the system with the air on top and the bleed plug at bottom.
     
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    Re: edit...I junped the blazer and I have NO BREAKS, maiden voyage!

    Glad to hear you've got the problem solved. I thought it might be your tail lights. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
    Now go out and have fun. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     

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