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by dukabmw
Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Chassis & Suspension Shop
Topic: marzocchi shocks
Replies: 7
Views: 6707

Re: marzocchi shocks

I can't remember the exact numbers but it's something like 2 and a half psi of pressure or something tiny like that. You're supposed to have a special tool that can deal with such small pressures to get the right amount of air in them but we lived a long way from anything like that so figured out t...
by dukabmw
Thu Jun 16, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: Chassis & Suspension Shop
Topic: Marzocchi Strada Colour code
Replies: 1
Views: 3704

Marzocchi Strada Colour code

Is anybody able to supply the Silver colour code for the finned reservoir Marzocchi Strada 2.3's fitted to the Darmahs?
by dukabmw
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Wheel, Brake & Tyre Shop
Topic: Scarab bleeder screw
Replies: 5
Views: 7141

Re:

m You don't need bleeder screws on the calipers to bleed your brakes. Here is how I bleed my brakes and it has never failed me. I am assuming that the M/C and caliper were correctly rebuilt and assembled. First of all, I never bleed my brakes just to replace the fluid. It is so easy, that I always ...
by dukabmw
Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Wheel, Brake & Tyre Shop
Topic: 900 ss 1981 rear master cyclinder
Replies: 7
Views: 5328

Re: 900 ss 1981 rear master cyclinder

Hello I have just removed and dismantled the Darmahs Rear Master Cylinder and found that by very patiently lightly squeezing the open rim of the master cylinder may have loosened it enough to unscrew easily........ Dismantled pic shown There is a round seal between the reservoir and the bowl, be car...
by dukabmw
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:27 am
Forum: Wheel, Brake & Tyre Shop
Topic: Suggestions for freeing frozen Brembo pistons
Replies: 10
Views: 8321

Re: Suggestions for freeing frozen Brembo pistons

I have just had the same problem with original steel/chrome pistons seized on the rear brake. I could not budge them by soaking them in Penetrene, nor gripping the edge of the piston with vise grips, then attempting to turn the piston in the bore with an adjustable spanner on the vise grips. Air in ...

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