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Old 03-11-2012, 11:11 PM   #1
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BRAKE BLEEDING TOOL

Is there anyone around the katy or cypress area that has a pump to bleed the brakes with? I did a mastercylinder rebuild and now there is way to much air in the line. I would pump by hand but I think its just a waste of time.
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Old 03-11-2012, 11:20 PM   #2
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I've been told to hold tight the brake lever overnight with a rope or whatever so that the constant pressure in the system over a period of hours will slowly move the bubbles to the master cylinder. I haven't tried that myself though...
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I got one , in copperfield. Hit me up, too ate won. Six hundred thirty six. 76 seventy for
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Is there anyone around the katy or cypress area that has a pump to bleed the brakes with? I did a mastercylinder rebuild and now there is way to much air in the line. I would pump by hand but I think its just a waste of time.
Hey man you dont need any of those tools. You can do it with an old school container with a hose attached to bleed the brakes. You will also need a syringe with fluid in it and a hose. you will inject brake fluid from the bleeder screws on the calipers to push air up into the reservoir.

Its the same idea that the tool your wanting does. If you need a hand just send me a message. Any job like what you did will take a while to get the air out even with a tool.
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Cool. will do

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Bleed it at the cylinder first
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Hey man you dont need any of those tools. You can do it with an old school container with a hose attached to bleed the brakes. You will also need a syringe with fluid in it and a hose. you will inject brake fluid from the bleeder screws on the calipers to push air up into the reservoir.

Its the same idea that the tool your wanting does. If you need a hand just send me a message. Any job like what you did will take a while to get the air out even with a tool.
thnx for the offer but renzo was right down the street from me
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OK I have the pump now. So do I bleed holding the lever down or just leave it alone and pump it ?
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OK I have the pump now. So do I bleed holding the lever down or just leave it alone and pump it ?
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U don't need to do anything with the brake lever. Just add pressure to the pump, crack open which ever bleeder valve u are bleeding and keep a vacuum on it. Then close it before the vacuum is gone.
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And don't let the fluid in the reservoir get too low or you'll have to start over.
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And don't let the fluid in the reservoir get too low or you'll have to start over.
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Or get brake fluid on your paint!!! It's corrosive as !!
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thnx for the input. I will do this when I get off work
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OK I have the pump now. So do I bleed holding the lever down or just leave it alone and pump it ?
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ahh damnit. I've been waiting for someone to post and this is what I get.
I don't know what you're talking about, my video message was clear

A) Turn up the radio

B) Blast the stereo and

C) Pump it! (leave the lever alone and use the pump to pump it)

Follow your ABCs and you'll be fine
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Besides, there are 278 videos on youtube on how to bleed brakes on a motorcycle...

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...31l0.2.6.1l9l0
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I just need to add brake fluid, but I understand that this means flushing/bleeding. I don't mind spending a few bucks on a tool (like $30-40 max); I don't mind doing the work myself. I'd just like to have someone there who knows what he's doing, 'cause 1 mistake & I've got no brakes = suicide. I'll bargain if someone else needs help or a 2nd hand too.

PM me I'll be out shopping for a hand-pump.

Looking to do this today or tomorrow Sat/Sun 3/17 - 3/18.
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If anyone's in need of someone who knows what they are doing, I am available come Tuesday. Bleeding brakes is a piece of cake for me, I can bleed your brakes in under 4 minutes and have 100% fresh fluid in them.
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If anyone's in need of someone who knows what they are doing, I am available come Tuesday. Bleeding brakes is a piece of cake for me, I can bleed your brakes in under 4 minutes and have 100% fresh fluid in them.
Sounds good; I have court coming up Wed morning but Tue night shouldn't be a prob. I'll get some DOT-4 and send you a reply. Thx!!
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