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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-20-2014, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
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Leak after brake line change

I changed to SS brake lines, blead the brakes, and tighten the banjo bolts to torque (17 lbs). After riding, the brake levers began to become a little squishy and i noticed my right top fork seemed to have some sort of liquid residue. Once i saw that i wiped it off, re torqued the banjo bolt of the master cylinder. Fyi the brake lines are core moto and i did use the crush washers on each side of the banjo bolt. Any help would be great
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-20-2014, 12:07 PM
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Some pictures would help. Like your current setup, and of where the leak is occuring. The pics may help others diagnose since "right top fork" doesn't really tell us much.

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Did u use new crush washers or reuse current ones? I would bleed brakes again and make sure all banjos are tightened down to spec.

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I'm assuming we are leaking from the banjo here?
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