- Mar 30, 2011
- Huntsville AL or Yuma AZ
- Thread starter
Swapped the lines this evening and no joy, it actually made it worse. I think I'll probably try a factory style prop valve next.
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when i was just a youngling around 17 or 18 , on my first FJ40 1978 ,
i bought all new wheel cylinders at TOYOTA dealer where i worked part time after skool ,
on saturday morning i dove in with 2 feet , by dinner time i was done , or so i thought ?
i went for a test drive and the rear brakes locked up like you would not believe
the truck lurched side ways and almost rolled over more then one time
after a few days of head scratching and panicing , my dad gave the family mechanic a case of natty boe beer to come over and look at the brake job i had done so perfectly i thought ?
- he said , SON your top shorty shoe is NOT forward , ?
i say huuuuuuuuh ?
it turned out i had installed all the wheel cylinders on there wrong locations and upside down ....
you can actually interpret the FSM to do just this .,...
my shoes were on upside down on both sides
easy fix , sorta ....
long time to figure this out for sure
I have a 83 BJ42. everything is stock and in excellent condition. It too will lock the rears first, on all surfaces.Yes. My 40 was like this when it was stock as well. As a matter of fact I think every 40 I've owned that had working brakes locked the rear up first.