picked up a set of nines last night for 40 bucks. front caliper needs 2 pistons, so i put the back on just to see how it compared to my mx4 mech. After deglazing the pads they seem to stop ok considereing its just the back but the lever has almost no play in it and it feels like i have to over power it to get any stopping power. They will lock up the back wheel but you need to grab a handfull to do it on pavement.
I drained abit of fluid thinking it was overfilled. Also need to shim the caliper up a mm or two as the pads running a bit low on the disc.
I went on a good hard run today and they seem to function and stop ok , I guess I just thought hydros would be a little easier to squeeze. kinda like the feel of the mechs for lever travel.
Is this just how a lower end hydro feels?
I will put a vid up mabye to showthe lack of travel.
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