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one man bleeders

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by beater74, Sep 10, 2002.

  1. beater74

    beater74 1/2 ton status

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    has anyone tried this one? [​IMG]

    http://www.motiveproducts.com/
    i do have one question about the adapters and the years they say they fit. They say that the adapter is only good for 76 and up blazers but are the M/C's really different between 74 and 76.
     
  2. 90K5

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    I bleed brakes all the time by myself. Its really not that hard...no telling how much that thing costs...
     
  3. Shaggy

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    <font color="green"> You can make one yourself out of a garden sprayer and common pipe fittings. You can also just use a strong water bottle and put a fitting on it so you can pressurize it with an air compressor. A homemade powerbleeder can be built for as little as about $15. Just do a Google search on it, you'll find tons of plans to make your own. </font color>
     
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    I have one for my "other car". Works like a charm!

    It takes more brake fluid than you think... I went through a whole quart of fluid to bleed my car. It wasn't because I bled all four three times, it was because you fill up the container. If the container gets low.... you get air!

    But looking at the OTHER one-man bleeders, this works well.

    Do they direct sale? I have been looking for the adapter for my year (73) too.

    WHOLLY SMOKES!!! $24.00 FOR THE "universal adapter"!!!

    I think I paid $34.00 for the kit!

    **************Wouldn't the 67-81 Trucks be the same thing???
    They all have the 1105 part number.
     
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    How do you bleed brakes by yourself without it?
     
  6. beater74

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    </font><blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr />
    **************Wouldn't the 67-81 Trucks be the same thing???
    They all have the 1105 part number.



    [/ QUOTE ] yeh you would think so but acording to them they don't work on 73-75 blazer but i think thats just a type-o?
    YES i know how to bleed brakes but i don't mind spending some cash on a product that will make my life easier. id rather not have to have my wife out there unless i have to /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif
    as far as making one that actualy sounds like a good idea and might try that first.
     
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    I bought a kit at NAPA for around $5 but I haven't used it yet.
     
  8. 90K5

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    I use a coke bottle and a piece of hose. Put some brake fluid at the bottom of the bottle and make sure the hose goes into it. Then I use some duct tape to keep the hose from moving and open the valve and hit the brakes a few times and then close it...never had a problem
     

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