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Wanting some info on where to find a single or pair of sliders, or possibly the whole triple tree down front end. I am 1st going to try a complete fluid flush and fill with Dot 5, and put on new brake lines, and the Lyndyll Z-Plus brake pads on my stock rotors. I just don't like the brakes on my FLSTF. I know its a Harley and they don't stop as well as asian cruisers I have been used to. I just am not comfortable yet on it because of this. Anyway, I was at a swap meet last week and there was all kinds of sliders, and fork assemblies, etc. for really good prices. If I choose to convert to dual discs on the front, other than a bigger fluid reservoir, possibly redrilling or making a front fender mounting bracket, and a new wheel that accepts 2 discs, what should I be looking for in the...
Well just rebuilt the front master cylinder on and old FL it is an old V-Twin master with 3/4" bore, now when trying to bleed the brakes the master cylinder is building pressure in itself and pumping it right back in the reservoir. There are 2 small holes in the bottom of the reservoir one is a pressure and the other is a return. when i am pumping the brakes slowly to remove the air in the master on the bench it works fine, when all the bubbles go away in start pumping for bleeding and the pressure starts and enough pressure that it shots out the top (cover off) and can't get any pressure to the line for some reason. I have double check the re-build set up and it looks just fine. Any Ideas? Could the maser Cylinder be junk to not pressurize the line just itself? The lid for the master has...
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