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Have had this problem for a while now, top half of the pedal doesnt seem to have much stopping power to it but the bottom part will get the job done, Yesterday I changed the lines to ss ecs units, and flushed the fluid and filled with ate super blue. Rotors and pads come monday. Do you guys think the new pads and rotors with remedy this? This is my first car, so I am not too sure what bad brakes are like. Tried the braking forum, but they just said bleed them, Which has been done properly already.
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Re: Top half of brake pedal, barely any braking (Danno13)

welcome to my world.
all my braking power is there, but the delivery is all mid-to-bottom of the pedal. (new calipers, rotors, lines and pads)
i have bled them 3 different times. same result.
i'm convinced my booster is on the way out - i cant find a vacuum leak anywhere.
i've heard a few people mention that the clutch line has to be bled as well, but i'm having a hard time believing it.
 

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Re: Top half of brake pedal, barely any braking (Danno13)

i dont think so. if the MC is cooked, you wont have max brake power. and i have gone lapping with my current issue - braking power was never a problem.
the delivery made it really difficult to heel-toe, however!
 

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Re: Top half of brake pedal, barely any braking (spoonie)

I dont know what max brake power is with this car. I have had this problem from day one http://****************.com/smile/emthdown.gif
 
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