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Speed Bleeder Screws.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by marine_enlisted, May 6, 2004.

  1. marine_enlisted

    marine_enlisted 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone tried them? I saw them in the Help section at Autozone and thought about giving them a try with the rear disc swap. /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
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    Resurrection_Joe 1 ton status

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    I have them, going to try them out today, will get back to you

    They installed easy cheesy
     
  3. stock93

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    I have them on my '71 914 and absolutely love them. They really do turn bleeding the brakes into a one man job.

    John
     
  4. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    I have them on all my cars/trucks and love them.
     
  5. Hardcore

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    I put them on the front of my K5, haven't put the rears in yet. Work great, definately worth it since they are pretty cheap /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  6. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    With the speedybleedies, I can now successfully bleed brakes.

    I donno if I'm too impatient for gravity bleed or I'm an idiot, but I never managed before /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    Well worth it. I remember paying ~$13 a pair a year or two back; what are they now?

    -- A
     
  7. marine_enlisted

    marine_enlisted 1/2 ton status

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    I think they were $8 for a 2 pack. I'll be getting some tonight. Sounds like everyone that has tried them has had good luck with them.
     
  8. 69K5

    69K5 1/2 ton status

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    i think i payed 11 dollars for mine and they are worth every penny.

    69k5
     
  9. K5er4Life

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    Dont mean to hijack but what bleeders will I need, I have a dana 60 front and 77 3/4 front calipers for my 14 bolt. I have been having a heck of a time trying to find which ones fit my application. The guys at my parts stores are idiots and I have found no books to look up the right bleeders. Thanks guys
     
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    I am running a 90 Dana 60 and 76 3/4 ton calipers in back. I am using Motormite 12702 for the D60 and 12701 on the rear calipers. I paid $8.99 for a pack of 2 at my local Autozone. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I used russel speed bleeders on My 60 and D44 calipered 15BFF

    You need the 1" 3/8x24 and 1.5" 3/8x24

    Longer ones go in the 60
     
  12. Mastiff

    Mastiff 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Hmm. I just tried the Help! ones and they didn't seem to work very well for me. I had my wife push the pedal so I could watch, and I could see little bubbles going back down the tube into the brakes when she released the pedal. It wasn't like it wasn't working at all, but the one way functionality was not perfect. Maybe it doesn't need to be?

    I ended up just using them like a regular bleeder screw and kept tightening and loosening. I mostly got them because my old bleeder screws were all gummed up.
     
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    tell the morons behind the counter to "borrow" you the drawer holding the bleeders and take them out and find some that work, never trust the parts guy!!! /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif
     

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