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Old March 18th, 2012, 08:18 PM
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Almost wondering if it matters if the calipers are mounted with the bleeders on the bottom or top ? ( could not remember which way they came off if mounted with the bleeder down instead of up would that prevent proper bleeding ?
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Old March 18th, 2012, 09:19 PM
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Afaik the bleeder needs to be on top as the air rises.
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Old March 18th, 2012, 09:23 PM
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Do you have drums? If so, sounds like they are not adjusted.

Yes, bleed nipples at top.
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Old March 18th, 2012, 09:23 PM
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Sh!t time to un mount and remount ......

------ Follow up post added March 18th, 2012 09:26 PM ------

Drum rear , disk up front ( brakes were ok before replacing sized calipers) ( the rear drums must have been doing all the work.
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Old March 18th, 2012, 11:57 PM
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I am glad this came up I have bleed mine and I still have that noise of slight air letting out. I bleed them when I lost the slave cylinder for my clutch.

bought new bleeders for the rear used liquid plumbers tape.
new fluid through the entire system.
no leaks inside or outside.
I tried the x pattern
I tried the farthest

I thought the mini's were difficult but wow.
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Old March 20th, 2012, 10:21 PM
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Never use Teflon plumbers tape on brake line threads ( all you need is a good anti size lubricant ( so they wont rust in place. The threads don't do the sealing the line flares ( single bubble , double bubble or cone )
Turned out you must have the bleed screws on top ( on had my calipers on the wrong wheels ( right left so they were upside down. Swapped them power bleed with Motive , breaks are now perfect . Thanks all)
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In the manual that I have it says to bleed the brakes in this order
LF
RF
LR
RR
http://www.landroverresource.com/doc...nual_96_on.pdf. ( page 278)

I replaced my pads and bled the brakes. The pedal is firm but the stopping power is a little lacking. Do the pads need to break in? The package insert claims they need 150 miles but that seems like a lot.
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The ebc pads have a specific procedure to break them in. Not sure about the AB ones.
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