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Dan O 06-16-2012 03:31 PM

Master Cylinder Problem?
I changed pads, lines and fluid a couple of years ago. I have flushed fluid several times since also. My problem is a complete spongy feel when I first apply the brakes, but goes away with a quick release and second pump of the pedal. I am getting sick of braking this thing like a NASCAR driver at Watkins Glen. I want it to be firm on the first press not after a couple of pumps. I've bled this thing so many times by foot and now with a power bleeder, I know there is no air in the lines. Could my master cylinder be damaged? Any help would be appreciated.

angeltalin 06-16-2012 03:43 PM

Welcome to driving a legacy.... Put in an STI master cylinder is what a couple guys have done paired with ss lines and good pads you can't go wrong I'm doing this very soon

Windy Road 06-16-2012 04:22 PM

Deff put the Sti booster and cylinder in the car. My pedal is rock hard, I still have the 2-3mm dead spot up top but that's cause how they made it from the factory

scoobyscoodle 06-16-2012 07:26 PM

+1 for sti bb/mc. It is possible your bb could be worn, but unlikely. Probably just lgt brakes as usual.

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