View single post by pbahr
 Posted: 02-10-2012 03:33 pm
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Joined: 04-15-2005
Location: Moorestown, New Jersey USA
Posts: 198
"In putting on the new shoes I made the mistake of splitting the LF caliper " ?????  Are you talking about the front?  That end of the car has PADS, not SHOES.  Assuming that you mis-spoke, and really meant to say pads, you actually made a big mistake - you really should not split the caliper - NEVER ! ! ! !

You could have several problems with your system - probably crud in the fluid that may be blocking lines of Pistons in the rear.  You don't say how the fluid looked.  Was is clean?  When was the last time the ENTIRE system was bled?

Once you have the problems youi indicate, trying to pick-and-choose fixes doesn't work.  I would suggest the following:
  • Rebuild both the front and rear Calipers and Pistons.
  • Remove the brake line fittings fromt the Calipers and Pistons.
  • Purchase several cans of fluid and fully flush the entire line system.
  • Reconnect the Calipers and Pistons and bleed again.
  • Get SpeedBleeder fittings to make the job very easy