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On my 71 it had drum brakes.I rebuilt the front suspension with roller spring perches, upper and lower control arms new springs.I installed disc brakes on the front.No brakes I bled the master cylinder before I installed it.Bled the brake lines not much petal I can start the car and what brakes I do have goes to the floor.What did I do wrong? :confused: Help
 

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do you have a puddle of fluid on the floor? maybe the bleeder valves on either of the 4 brakes arent screwed in? its an obvious one but...
 

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Did you go with power brakes or manual? If you switched from manual to power, did you switch the pedal? That's the exact symptoms of the manual pedal used with a booster.

If you have the power pedal, I'd start looking for leaks, particularly around the distribution block. I had a brand new distribution block that we could not get to seal. I cracked the block trying to tighten the line down enough to seal it. Got a new DB and all was well.
 

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Did you install the disk calipers so that the bleeder is pointing stright up? If not, you will never get all the air out of the calipers.

Mike
 
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