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Old 09-17-2006, 12:35 AM   #1
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Alright, unless anyone has any objections to this product, I'm gonna order one.
My brakes are about shot and I need to have a way to bleed the brakes myself.

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I have one. It doesn't do better than the traditional 2-person method. It was a waste of money for me.
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Well concidering that the two person method is not an option, I'm gonna need it.
I didn't expect it to work any better, but just to take the place of the other person. Thanks Bill.
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Fellow CA'ain. It'* going to be ALOT of hand pumping. It'* not easy. And very poor on the effective scale. I'm not sure it'* even capable of a GOOD brake bleed.

It may be ok for diagnosing vacuum leaks, but not for bleeding brakes. Get a $10 self-bleeder with the magnet mount from NAPA instead. That works.
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for the price ya spend on the bvleeder y not just take it to tuffy or midas or where ever else and just have them bleed your system for ya.. last time i get mine done it was >50 bucks.. that wasnt to long ago either..
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I have one similar to that, and have been very disappointed after trying brake bleeding with it. What I do like is Motive Products power brake bleeder. Here'* one place that sells them.

http://www.apexperformance.net/cartg...pid=1028&cid=8
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Archon,

Does that one pressurize the master cylinder reservoir? If that'* the case, that would be sweet.

The pressure bleeders that I know of use shop air, and I don't have an air compressor.

Edit: Ok I found out all about it. Thanks Archon!!!

http://www.trackhaus.com/brake-bleed...FQKHYAodj1FIKw
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I bought the same kit couple years ago to do the same thing you want. Didn't work all that great. Ended up buying the self bleeder with magnet. That worked pretty well. Having a wife or gf to pump the brake for you works even better.
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Having a wife or gf to pump the brake for you works even better.
Yeah I wish I had a girlfriend that looked like Charlize Theron to pump the brake for me.
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Mac... Highlander left his Motive Power Bleeeder for me to use and WOW.

Pressurizes the MC like you would want. All you do is walk around, open the bleeders til fluid runs clean and occaisionally check to ensure it'* still pressurized nicely.

Makes really short work when you change a caliper.
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