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Old 09-13-2010, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by THERACER
i always run the plastic tubes back into the master, just plugging the ports sure would make it a little easier.
Same here- that has always been the method I used, I didn't know there was another way except for pressure/vacuum bleeding.

I don't know if all MC's are OK to bench bleed this way, but I also hadn't swapped out a MC for quite some time- this is something that has come along in the interim for me. But it seems to have done the job.

I did get bubbles from the rear port that seemed to go on too long- like where is all this air coming from? But it may have been because the seals were new and only had the small amount of rust inhibitor in the cylinder to lube them. This may have allowed the seal to draw some air in reverse- but I cannot say that w/any certainty. It did seem excessive to me, though.
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