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Old 05-06-2023, 10:23 AM
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Have you considered using the 3 puck calipers, then playing around with the actuation arm at the pedal to get a different leverage and feel?

Or maybe using a larger bore master cylinder with the 3 puck calipers?

Many ways to skin this feline.
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Old 05-06-2023, 10:37 AM
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Have you considered using the 3 puck calipers, then playing around with the actuation arm at the pedal to get a different leverage and feel?

Or maybe using a larger bore master cylinder with the 3 puck calipers?

Many ways to skin this feline.
Thatís a very good point!
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Old 05-06-2023, 10:46 AM
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Have you considered using the 3 puck calipers, then playing around with the actuation arm at the pedal to get a different leverage and feel?
Or maybe using a larger bore master cylinder with the 3 puck calipers?
Sure, both. And working from the other direction, Matco offers "intensifier" kits (a smaller master cylinder bore) to increase line pressure with the single piston calipers.

Right now I'm inclined toward a Grove 65-202 (3335 and 170K), but I'd like to hear more about why they recommend the -211.

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It appears as though the RV-14 three 1.25” Matco setup is relatively close to what Groove is recommending (4266 VS. 3974) in-lbs. A persons foot can obviously adjust to how much pressure is needed to apply to the break pedal, or am I missing something here?
You're not missing anything. I'm just looking at the choices and reporting here.
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Old 05-15-2023, 10:17 AM
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Default Motorcycle pads - would they fit?

I changed to a sintered pads on my K1200RS - holy **** I know what brakes are now! Iíll bet you could confiscate a set of those to see what happens? HmmmÖ..
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