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1971 Non-power Disc brakes in front locking up? #1147670 Mon Feb 01 2016 04:53 PM
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bigdog58 Offline OP
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bought this 1971 C-10 with Non-Power disc brakes and the front calipers keep locking up after few pumps and will not release. The previous owner put new calipers on it....maybe he was sold calipers WITH power disc? All it takes is maybe pulling it out of the garage and back into the garage...I am near completion of the restoration.

I have never experienced this before and just need a little guidance before I start banging my bald head on the inner fenders.

Please help if you can.

Scarab77777@gmail.com

Steve in Florida...previously Steve in I-DA-HO

Re: 1971 Non-power Disc brakes in front locking up? [Re: bigdog58] #1147677 Mon Feb 01 2016 05:25 PM
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bigdog58 Offline OP
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Found it....daaaaaa

The adjustment rod was adjusted way too tight.....man I hate following someone's screw ups....sand this guy paid a shop to adjust it too!!! You should have seen what that shop did to the rear brakes....what a crappy shop!!

Thanks

Re: 1971 Non-power Disc brakes in front locking up? [Re: bigdog58] #1147767 Tue Feb 02 2016 03:05 AM
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I don't recall ever seeing an adjustment rod on a disc brake caliper. Are you referring to the pedal to master cylinder rod?


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