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Old 12-07-2008, 12:30 AM
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soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

I recently did a Legend type 2 caliper conversion on my 92 Prelude Si. Did this when I did my 5 lug conversion.

Ever since, the brake pedal has a lotta play very soft.

I bleeded the brakes several times, with no luck. Then I had the dealer bleed it while it was in there for a few other things... still soft.

What can I do? What needs to be upgraded, what else can I do to just get rid of this soft pedal??

I will try steel lines but i have been told the difference will be minimal if anything.

If replacing master cylinders or other parts are whats in order to fix this, could you all recommend brands if aftermarket, or tell me where I can get the parts that I would need?

Is there such a thing as aftermarket higher pressure cylinders? if not what are your thoughts on using a master cylinder from a type-2 Legend?

I'd really appreciate the help
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Re: soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

My first order of business if I were you would be to get new brake lines.
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Re: soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

yeah your brake hoses could be collapsing when you are hitting the brakes. i worked at autozone and when people had brake problems it was the hose before anything else 75% of the time. are you losing any brake fluid? it could also be the master cylinder.
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Re: soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

yea lines could do it, you said it has a lot of freeplay as well, try adjusting the pedal
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Re: soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

Can you adjust the brake pedal? I know you can adjust the Clutch pedal, didn't know about the brake pedal...but yeah, try it lol.
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Re: soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

I think you're supposed to use the Legend, brake master cylinder for the system to work correctly...
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Re: soft brake pedal after legend conversion-- dunno what else to do--- help!

That is a very good point my friend...I think I've heard that somewhere before...
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