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Bleeding A Master Cylinder

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ProJunkRacing, Dec 11, 2005.

  1. ProJunkRacing

    ProJunkRacing 1/2 ton status

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    I am just about to swap rear disc on , and i am in need of a new master cylinder , i picked one up last night , and am wondering what the best way to bench bleed it if i don't have a vise
     
  2. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    bolt it on...

    I've bled many right on the truck--just bolt it to the booster,run the bleeder hoses into the resivouirs,and pump the pedal until its bled!--I use a clippy clothespin to hold the rubber bleeder hoses in place..they MUST stay submerged or air will get back in the master cylinder..

    I hate doing it in the vise!--I was doing it that way with my brother once,me blocking the hose ports with my thumbs,while he pumped the master cylinder with a screwdriver..brake fluid squirted right in my eyes!..you haven't lived until you know what that feels like!..think red hot branding iron in the eye--thats pretty close to how it feels!:eek1: ........:crazy:
     
  3. ProJunkRacing

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    i will try as soon as i get my hoses fort the rear calipers
     

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