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Old 26-May-2006, 04:52 PM
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I seldom have a problem bleeding my brakes, thanks to my trusty Mityvac (and I know some people think they're a waste of money; you can do it just as easy with syringe, whatever, but what swayed it for me is: the professionals use them), bur came across a new prob the other day~: sheared the bloody bleed nipple off (the brake master cylinder one). This was undoing it too, so I can't say I was doing it up too tight.

Now that'll have to wait until I can get louigi to have a go at drilling it out for me. Or it might be as cheap/easy to fit a second-hand m/cylinder.

Thanks to louigi who painstakingly drilled it out for me. All OK now.
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Old 26-Jul-2006, 09:45 PM
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OK, when I look in my reservoir, I only see one nut, and it looks like the only think it does is hold the reservior on. Is that the one you bleed?? Doesn't look like it goes anywhere?? Got pictures?
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Old 26-Jul-2006, 09:53 PM
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Galaxy, that is the nut you use to bleed the front brake. Really simple and easy system, that!
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Old 06-Aug-2006, 10:25 PM
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both multi vac or syringe r good idea,s or what u can do is strip syringe ie remove plunger and connect to caliper and use as clear res for caliper to see if any air comes out .
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Old 25-Mar-2007, 11:38 PM
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Mood: So its raining, your problem with that is ??
Smile bleeding brakes dont laugh

Promise not to laugh.....

I do it like this..

one meter length of plastic pipe, fill with fluid, attatch one end to open bleed nipple, other end to small fish tank air pump.

remove reservoir cap and make sure res is EMPTY !!

turn on pump, go have a cup of tea.

come back, and I find the lil pump has pushed the air up the pipes and followed it with fluid.

As for the rear, caliper needs to be higher than reservoir, and nipple on top, (air only goes uphill)

silly way I know, but hey, it works for me !!

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Old 26-Mar-2007, 10:18 AM
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I had loads of problems after fitting new brake lines, Ended up getting one of them bleeders that you connect to a air line and it sucks it through from the bleed nipple at the caliper, Did it in seconds as long as you keep topping up the resivoir. It was that easy I even replaced the clutch fluid aswell.
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Old 25-Nov-2014, 09:53 PM
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Found this article. May be helpful.


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