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Speed Bleeders

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Mudbone, Jan 28, 2006.

  1. Mudbone

    Mudbone Registered Member

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    speed bleeders

    Do these things work? or is there some catch I am missing here? I am about to over haul my entire brake system and am considering installing them.
     
  2. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    I've used them. On one truck, it's prolly cost-effective. Note that other folks make them; Motormite / Dorman sells them in the "Help!" stuff @ i.e. Kragen, PepBoys, etc.

    If you have multiple trucks, I'd build a pressure bleeder with a garden sprayer. I've gone that route ... messier, p'raps, but then bleeding just sucks no matter what.

    -- A
     
  3. WhiteBurb

    WhiteBurb 1/2 ton status

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    I've got them on my truck. Like dremu said, you can get them under the Help! brand.
    They work pretty good so far. I've only bled the system once, that was when I installed them.
     
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    HELLBENT DESIGNS 1/2 ton status

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    i bought the russell brand ones for my 68 camaro and couldn't get them to work correctly, but i have been known to be retarded sometimes:screwy:
     
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    greg mgm 1/2 ton status

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    I have them on my truck, and highly recommend them. No problems.
     
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    bigbadchev84 1/2 ton status

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    i have used them in the past with good results too
     
  7. roadnotca

    roadnotca 3/4 ton status

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    The small ones like for the drums (10b) are too fragile, ended up tossing them. I got that little, cheap plastic bottle & hose bleeder ($8?) thing works great. Seems to me it works well because it uses a pointed nipple to insert into the brake nipple.:D
     

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