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Old 11-26-2012, 08:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Dougie View Post
Yep I missed this step. I have a real tight setup with the clutch MC next to it, so I put short pigtails on the M/C to clear the congestion and connected the lines to the pigtails below the M/C. If I disconnect the lines from the pigtails and attach new line from them and run them back into the bowls, this should allow me to bleed it on the car correct?
Yes, that is right. Don't push the brake pedal hard/fast, and don't bottom it out if you can help it. This won't hurt, but makes bleeding a little easier because the trapped air will not become 'frothy'. I always replace the lid while bleeding to keep the fluid from getting out.

If time permits, bleed them then go have a coke, then come back and bleed them again. Rapping on the outside of the MC w/a hammer handle or rubber/rawhide mallet will sometimes allow air to be bled that was clinging to the internals.
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