I wrote about my harrowing experience some time ago but since the subject came up again, I will repeat it.
Around 1990, I took my '66 300 to Lynnwood, WA for a WPC show. We stopped overnight at Grants Pass where I made the decision to lengthen the push rod in the MC to get a little better braking, so I thought. Since we were on I-5, there was little opportunity to use my brakes. On up the road in Portland, as we were crossing the Columbia River, I discovered I had no brakes!!! With the aid of downshifting and working the emergency brake, I was able to slow down and get off at the next exit where I found a nice large empty parking lot. I reversed what I had done the night before and immediately had my brakes back. I was as happy as a lark knowing I did not have to search the area for a new MC!
SO, the act of lengthening the rod actually caused fluid to back up into the MC causing me to lose braking. I do not see how lengthening the rod would cause the brakes to lock up. I tend to agree that deteriorated rubber lines may be the cause of the lock-ups Lindsey has experienced.
Just my 2 cents worth.
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