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Old April 17th, 2015, 08:17 PM
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Hum.... Glad I read this thread. Replaced fluid last year (and full flush) and could not lock the 4 tires a few days ago when I tried on the highway...,
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Old April 21st, 2015, 03:50 PM
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I am watching this thread as I have a similar issue. Will be interesting to see what you find.
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Old April 21st, 2015, 04:15 PM
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Same here. good stuff.
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Old April 21st, 2015, 04:47 PM
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We used to bleed brakes on the motorbike by binding the lever to the bar and keeping the whole system under as much pressure as possible. The idea being that any tiny air bubbles would be forced out past the seals over time. It does seem to work so maybe wedging the brake pedal down while you are away from the vehicle overnight might help.
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Old April 23rd, 2015, 01:13 PM
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How much should replacing the brake booster cost when done by a shop. I did the test mentioned in this thread and my brake pedal didn't depress at all when I started it back up.
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Old April 23rd, 2015, 01:22 PM
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First make sure you are getting vacuum to the booster. The hose could be collapsed.

I would expect a couple of hours labour plus the cost of the part.
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Okay did some inspection and I think I could definitely use some new pads and rotors.

So if you had about $500 to spend on brakes what would you do?

I am leaning toward the EBC full kit from AB.

Thoughts?
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Old May 3rd, 2015, 12:57 AM
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Brembo rotors which are inexpensive and genuine pads. Or just genuine everything.
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I am leaning toward the EBC full kit from AB.
Anyone know if these would fit an ROW 1987 with a Salisbury rear disc conversion?

I need to replace all - including calipers
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I didn't like the EBC pads on my Disco. I have Terra Firma rotors in the rear of my Defender because they were half the price of genuine, along with Genuine pads. My only real complaint is that they are very noisy in reverse only.
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Anyone know if these would fit an ROW 1987 with a Salisbury rear disc conversion?

I need to replace all - including calipers
It'll fit but you probably wouldn't be happy. Like Ron sez, genuine everything.
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I'm not sure I read whether they are new pads and rotors or new pads on older rotors?

I recently fitted ForbynBros disc brake rears to a NAS 110 and Forbyn disc fronts to a S2a.

Had a couple of small issues that Greg Forbyn is working hard to sort out future production. PM me for details...
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I have tried aftermarket pads and rotors of various brands for my 110 and D2 over the years and have yet to find any that outperform genuine.
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10-4 on the genuine stuff.

So is Rovers North only genuine parts place nowadays?

I know RDS as well if he has what you need.
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10-4 on the genuine stuff. So is Rovers North only genuine parts place nowadays? I know RDS as well if he has what you need.
LR dealers sell genuine. Price is competitive to RN.
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In Jason's case the front rotors had a lot of 'lot rot' on them from it sitting. .
That's just nauture's way of "slotting and drilling" the discs!
The rust pits allow the discs to cool better.

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Old May 4th, 2015, 11:23 PM
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One last question.

Any experience with this Atlantic British kit? Genuine pads but non-genuine rotors. Price is great. Seeing as I priced out all genuine today from the dealer and it was over $800 I need to find another way.

So it's either this AB kit or I am going to go the Brembo rotors and genuine pads.

Thanks for all the help.
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I've had decent luck with aftermarket rotors and Genuine pads, but your results may e different. That doesn't seem like a bad option.
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Brembo rotors which are inexpensive and genuine pads. Or just genuine everything.

Is this a good kit? Im thinking of going with it. The rotors are Allmakes (sp?) UK

Brake Rebuild Kit Front & Rear - Land Rover kits from Atlantic British
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Is this a good kit? Im thinking of going with it. The rotors are Allmakes (sp?) UK

Brake Rebuild Kit Front & Rear - Land Rover kits from Atlantic British
Are they genuine land rover pads?

Thats the really important bit.
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