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Going from a 5/8 to a 3/4 master cylinder motorcycle part will make the lever and pedal pressure higher, not lower. You are probably fine with what you have, but because you installed calipers with hard pads on used (or new)rotors, they are not getting good seating contact.

Before you do anything else, try this. First make sure the rotors are clean, no leftover fluid on them from bleeding. Spray them off with some brake clean or wipe them with alcohol.

Next, take the bike out on a straight road with no traffic and seat the pads. Do this by doing 10 stops from 20 to 0 mph (don't lock 'em up!) and then 10 stops from 40 to 0 mph.

Use only front or rear to make sure each has a chance to seat. You should feel the pads seating in, by the end they'll feel like power brakes!

This method is recommended by LRB Racing brakes and should seat in pads properly.

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