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mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby made2care » Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:00 pm



i'm looking to purchase a Mity Vac to work on clutch and brake lines. Does anyone have a specific model they have had luck with and maybe where they purchased it. Can the automotive ones work on a wing? Harbor freight has some in various models.
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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby robb » Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:57 pm

I have a Mighty Vac 7000 model, one of the first models. Used it to change fluid on clutch on bike, it did OK. Got it to bleed brakes on my crew cab dually and it works great. Big advantage is the ability to capture fluid rather than let it drip on floor.

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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby HALBUDD » Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:11 pm

I picked mine up at harbor freight and have used it to do clutch and brakes and havent had any problems. It works pretty good and is cheap,I would say get one and try it out.-----------------------------Hal
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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby dingdong » Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:15 am

I use one from HF. Works okay but the reservoir is kinda small. Sometimes have to empty it to complete the job.
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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby littlebeaver » Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:23 am

Get the one with all the attachments....Or do they all have the attachments :shock: ...Mine had all kinds of attachments in the case...I was over joyed with happiness.... :lol:

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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby robb » Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:57 am

I agree, even for a bike the container is too small to completely replace fluid without dumping. But it will get the job done.

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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:04 am

I have a Mity-Vac brand unit, not the Harbor Freight one. It works great, the lens on my vacuum gauge fell off and is now held in place with tape. The reservoir IS a bit small. And trying to get it to sit on the ground, upright, so that you don't suck fluid into the pump is a pain. I should find something heavy that I can set on the floor and clamp the reservoir into place, and keep it upright when being used.

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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby robb » Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:56 am

WingAdmin wrote:I should find something heavy that I can set on the floor and clamp the reservoir into place, and keep it upright when being used.


I use one of those S hooks for holding a paint bucket to ladder rung. Does a very good job of keeping pump in upright position. For fluid replacement the MityVac Fluid Evacuation is nice, suck it out without spill or overfill.

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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby skier » Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:54 pm

I hav the MityVac 8000. Works great.

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Re: mighty mouse, I mean Mighty Vac

Postby dingdong » Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:15 am

WingAdmin wrote:I have a Mity-Vac brand unit, not the Harbor Freight one. It works great, the lens on my vacuum gauge fell off and is now held in place with tape. The reservoir IS a bit small. And trying to get it to sit on the ground, upright, so that you don't suck fluid into the pump is a pain. I should find something heavy that I can set on the floor and clamp the reservoir into place, and keep it upright when being used.


:shock: :lol: Took the words right out of my mouth. Including the dial lens being taped on.


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