Information and questions on GL1000 Goldwings (1975-1979)
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The front brake master cylinder on my 1979 honda gl1000 is mushy and needs replaced. I have bought a new product for this model vs rebuilding. What is the easiest way to switch and if bleeding is necessary is a step by step process for novices?
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i replaced mine on my 87 and just bled everything. I believe when you remove the banjo, air will enter, might be wrong, but i went ahead and just bled to remove air. im not an expert but i'm sure a pro on this topic will help.
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Any time you open the brake system, it needs to be bled afterward. You could probably save some money just rebuilding what you already have, versus purchasing a replacement.
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