Bleeding brakes and clutch

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Bleeding brakes and clutch

Post by harkgold » Tue May 29, 2012 3:27 pm

Is there a quick way to bleed brakes and clutch?

I had to rebuild all three calipers and all three master cylinders and the slave on my '84 GL1200 Interstate.

It's all back together and now I am trying to bleed the entire brake and clutch system. Since the entire system was disassembled there is a ton of air in the parts and lines that need to be removed.

Is there a fast way to do this? I have read several comments about how time consuming it is to bleed all of these.

I appreciate your suggestions!

Harkgold :?:

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Re: Bleeding brakes and clutch

Post by WingAdmin » Tue May 29, 2012 9:35 pm

Go buy a Mity-Vac. You can bleed clutch and brake lines in minutes, by yourself, using a Mity-Vac.

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Re: Bleeding brakes and clutch

Post by seabee_ » Wed May 30, 2012 12:39 am

Yes, I'll agree with the mityvac. I use it and it saves a lot of time.
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