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Novel idea how to bleed brakes and clutch

Here is a video I found about a very simple tool to get the brakes or clutch bled. A few dollars and it should work fine for the very occasional use we need. Simple vacuum pump idea. And keeping the hose as high as the master is a good tip also so the air can flow to the highest point.


Would make occasionally refreshing the fluid easy.





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Don't know how I got 2 threads. I was correcting misspelling on the title. ???
How do you get rid of the first one?




Looks like Spiritman may need to help me out.


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I reverse pressure bleed, works great especially on cars and trucks.
I modified a small tank sprayer, fill with brake fluid pump it up attach hose to bleeder open bleeder and it pushes the air bubbles and fluid to the master cylinder.
Granted if you have really gunky stuff in the system it's not good to push it into the master cylinder, but it works for me, my truck is a real pain to bleed doing it any other way leaves a spongy pedal.

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That is a good way on some systems that are very persnickety. Good idea.

You would just have to be extra careful with the bike master over the top of the fuel tank. Protect the paint.

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I gravity bleed and I have 3 of them to do.




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