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Lorenzo, steve-d
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by steve-d
Hello all, I recently finished my refurbishment of this 77 Bonneville. Replaced all hydraulics relating to the front and rear brake system as well as many other parts. I noticed the front brake system works exceptionally well. The rear however is spongy and won't even lock up the rear wheel.

I replaced the MC (adjusted per Triumph and Lockheed manual). Quite disconcerting as there is an amazing amount of sponginess in the rear. Is there an easy way to further bleed the rear fully? I really don't wish to visit the 7th circle of hell by removing the axle to allow for the movement of the caliper to further bleed the system as suggested in the manual.

Hoping there is an alternative. Steve
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by L.A.B.
Originally Posted by steve-d
I wasn't aware the bracket was free to move with the fasteners tightened in place. I just assumed it was locked down and needed to be freed up in order to move the caliper.

It saves having to loosen the linkage each time the chain requires adjustment (and the potential to forget to retighten it again)?
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