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 Post Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 3:03 pm 
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Hi Mal,

Yeah they will do that. You need to muck about with the clevises so they are positioned adjacent to the tube welded into the pedal as per the overhead view in the third pic down on this page. Yours are well spread where they should be almost against the pedal tube. You can fit M12 mudguard washers as well if you like. We may not have included them with your pedal box kit as that is quite new addition. They are visible (painted black) in the third pic down of the pedal box

Hope this helps, Andrew.

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 Post Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 3:50 pm 
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Hi Andrew
what is the purpose of adding the washer ? will this make the brake bias fixed as such. I noticed the photo of Terry's would not allow any bias only via
rod length.

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 Post Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 4:55 pm 
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Hi Everybody,

Bias adjustment is generally made by the lateral position of the spherical bearing inside of the tube it sits in that is welded into the pedal.

If its full wound towards the rear cylinder that will give you more rear and less front and visa versa.

Generally you will want more front than rear for fairly obvious reasons so screw the threaded rod the appropriate way (once all set up with clevis's just clearing the side of the tube and the master cylinders pushrods appearing to be parallel) to wind the bearing towards the RHS of the tube (assuming the RHS MC is plumbed to the front calipers). This should give you reasonable F/R balance out of the box. Once the brakes are all bedded in you can do some full on stops, see which wheel locks first and adjust accordingly. The general rule is to adjust it so the rear just locks first and then wind it back towards the front a bit. One of the fronts will then lock first dependent on which is on the grippyest surface or tyre temp or pressure issues.

You do not want the rear locking first once the brakes are bedded in and ready for everyday use!

Andrew.

PS. Forgot to mention the washer. It might stop the clevis from jamning or getting caught in/on the tube and generally takes up a bit of the slack that might be there between the tube and the clevis once you have adjusted the pushrods to be parallel to each other.

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