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Offline JupiterBandit

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #405 on: March 02, 2014, 08:45:55 PM »
Congrats!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #406 on: March 02, 2014, 09:16:16 PM »
thank you,been an interesting week,but its not as bad as i thought it would be.

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #407 on: March 02, 2014, 09:26:49 PM »
yeah my little boy was born right after yours. 2/25/14 10:20am 8lbs 11oz 21.5" Tall

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #408 on: March 02, 2014, 09:52:49 PM »
oh thats cool
congrats to you too

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #409 on: April 06, 2014, 10:51:02 AM »
got the transam out yestarday and maybe today if the weather is good. try and get some pictures om my son and i with the transam. going to try and get my dad to come over some time to do a generations picture with transam



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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #410 on: April 27, 2014, 05:15:15 PM »
think this valve is frozen

no fluid in back tank, what could be wrong

found the bandit plate in the trunk

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #411 on: April 27, 2014, 05:18:14 PM »
please any help on the brake issue will be great
pedal sinks to the floor and i have not replaced the e-brake cable since the floor pan was put in.
i know i still need to replace the driver wheel cylinder (line end rounded off-i will probably have to replace the whole line?) and might have to replace the brakes again

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #412 on: August 05, 2014, 07:14:12 PM »
my dad finally got the new plates :)

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #413 on: August 05, 2014, 09:39:03 PM »
if there is no fluid leaks in the rear brakes then the fluid leaked into the booster. Your brake booster would be bad and needing to be replaced.

Is the brake light staying on all the time? If it is then that valve you are pointing at is frozen

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #414 on: August 05, 2014, 09:53:52 PM »
have not gotten a chance to check rear drums but i might do it this weekend
there is no fluid on the floor
no brake light on

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #415 on: August 05, 2014, 09:57:51 PM »
i think it might be from the driver rear wheel cylinder but its been a while since i have looked
the line would probably need to be replaced since it was rounded off
there is hardly any brake feel,pedal goes to the floor and its takes effert to stop. (i know you are not suppost to,but when pumping/up and down on brake i can hear a whooshing sound)

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #416 on: August 05, 2014, 10:41:30 PM »
No major leaks soft pedal equals bad master brake cylinder

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #417 on: August 05, 2014, 10:45:10 PM »
ok thank you for your input

-is there a way to check to make sure,im sorry for the stupid question.
-i need to break out the manuels again :)

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #418 on: August 06, 2014, 01:52:45 PM »
check all your wheel cylinders and lines for leaks. Then bleed your brakes at all 4 wheels and make sure your fluid is full. If you can bleed your brakes and get a firm pedal then maybe the master cylinder is good.

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Re: 1979 trans am
« Reply #419 on: August 06, 2014, 01:53:34 PM »
If you don't get a firm pedal or it gets some what firm and then goes to the floor the master is bad