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Old 10-03-2011, 01:35 AM
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Originally Posted by leathermang View Post
I searched for the nipples for bench bleeding mine for a while.. since they are metric.... finally found them at NAPA.... I think the kit had both SAE and METRIC multiple sizes for less than $10... just remember where you store it and you are fixed for life...
I cheat.
Home depot or Lowe's always have a cheap one gallon bug sprayer.

#1. Buy it, the cheap sprayer I got today cost me $8.99.
#2. Buy a quart or gallon of brake fluid.
#3. Rip or cut the wand nozzle off.
#4. Replace the wand nozzle with a piece of vacuum hose that fits the tube + is large enough to fit over the master cylinder line port.
#5. Put at least a quart of brake fluid in the bug sprayer.
#6. Pump up the bug sprayer.
#7. Mount the master cylinder/reservoir assembly in a vice or on the car.
#8. Remove the reservoir cap.
#9. With one hand, hold the vacuum hose firmly on the master cylinder line port you want to bleed.
#10. Squeeze the wand trigger with your other hand.
#11. You should hear a brief bubbling gurgle, but keep reverse filling until you are sure that section of the reservoir is at least 1/4 - 1/2 full.
#12. Repeat steps #9, #10, and #11, on each line port.
#13. Attach the brake lines, fill the master cylinder and bleed at all four wheels as needed.

Total master cylinder bleed time is generally less than 90 seconds.

1-Gallon Economy Sprayer-1401P at The Home Depot
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