Re: [mk2-16v] Brake pedal feel- not so good

2016-10-15 Thread 'Matthew Yip' via MK2-16v
I ran into the same problem with the General Li - the pedal was mushy even after bleeding the system even with braided steel lines.  Ultimately what we discovered was that the pads (Hawk race pads) were so hard that the caliper would flex, providing the mushy feel when static.  On the track,

Re: [mk2-16v] Brake pedal feel- not so good

2016-10-15 Thread Holland Phillips
I seriously doubt your spongy pedal is due to a problem with the proportioning valve. If you haven't replaced all the flex hoses recently, I would replace them with stainless braided hoses. They have become much more cost effective in recent years, and the increase in pedal feel is remarkable. If