View Full Version : Well she runs!

05-01-2013, 06:35 PM
So from my last posts to now I have bought a new master cylinder, bled the brakes and bought a new battery.
So sh fires right up. And my bestfriend and I took it for a drive. Turns out I didn't do my brakes as well I thought. I found out by turning onto a busy street. Ha oops. So I try to turn onto a side street, pumping my brake, and slam onto my handbrake. Did little to nothing. So my tail end flew around and nearly hit a parked car. Phew!
Anyway, I'm currently rebleeding brakes, gonna tighten down my handbrake cable, and buy new tires/blets.
Oh, and my speedometer and odometer is out :/ but that'll be on another post.
Thanks for lookin :D

05-01-2013, 06:42 PM
Oh and all my lights work. Turns out it was a bad battery in combination with a very gunky master cilynder.

05-01-2013, 07:28 PM
Check your brake lining and Make sure you adjust the brake shoes!
I replaced everything on my 1963 Wagonaire years ago, and forgot to adjust the brake shoes. Bled, bled, and bled, little and no brakes!

05-01-2013, 09:11 PM
I would not take it out of the driveway again, till it will stop reliably, forward and backwards, fast and slow. The life you save may be your own !

05-01-2013, 09:13 PM
And make sure the blets are adjusted properly. :)