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bleeders ?'s

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wraenking, Jan 18, 2005.

  1. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    anyone use the the brake speed bleeders? im most likely doing my brakes alone today and wanted to know what everyone thought of the speed bleeders?

    thanks
     
  2. jekquistk5

    jekquistk5 Weld nekid Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Some people use em some dont. I bleed mine the ole fashon way. Just need a friend :thumb:
     
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    I use them, They work great.
     
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    <hijack>

    so on a related note, do we still need to dink with the combo valve when using the speed bleeders?

    should I clamp the thing closed -- how? -- or can I just press the button?

    I'm in the middle of bleeding my '74 after putting on new brake lines (extended for the lift, woohoo) and I'm having no luck at all.

    </hijack>

    -- A
     
  5. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    i just talked to my buddy, and he said to open all the bleeders and let them drain by mean os gravity until you see fluid coming out of all of them. close them all up, top off the resevoir, and then bleed as you normally would.

    im going to try soon, so ill let you know.
     
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    This is exactly how I do it and it works great! Takes a while for fluid to drain all the way to the rear with gravity, but you can just sit back and drink a beer while waiting!
     
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    way to be :waytogo:
     

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