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Old 03-04-2014, 06:09 PM   #1
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One Person Brake Bleeding

Weighing option of painting calipers myself or removing as sending to Mike for powdercoating. My biggest concern would be reinstalling the caliper and bleeding the system.
I would be doing this alone, and need advise on best approach to doing this. Have seen the threads, and they use 2 people, so would picking up a vacuum pump locally be best method?
And guessing from reading, there are 2 valves on each caliper?

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Old 03-04-2014, 06:50 PM   #2
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I bleed mine myself with a pressure bleeder. I made my own, but these work well.

Yes, 2 bleeders per caliper..
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Old 03-04-2014, 06:57 PM   #3
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I bleed mine myself with a pressure bleeder. I made my own, but these work well.

Yes, 2 bleeders per caliper..
Thx, but way more than I am looking to spend for bleeding tool.
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:16 PM   #4
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Harbor Freight sells a pressure bleeder I believe.

You can't find anyone to pump the brakes for you?
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:18 PM   #5
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Thx, but way more than I am looking to spend for bleeding tool.
Good luck then...
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Old 03-04-2014, 10:24 PM   #6
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Have Mike do them. They look fantastic afterwards.

Why can't you get someone to pump the brakes for you? Hell, last time I did mine I had my 72 yr old mother pump the brakes for me. Surely you know someone that can sit in the car and pump the brakes for you.
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Old 03-05-2014, 07:50 AM   #7
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All solved, thx for the help and info
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:12 AM   #8
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Mitivac and put grease around the bleed nipple threads. $30
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Old 03-06-2014, 01:15 PM   #9
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I worked for Midas for years, gravity bleed first and then just a few pumps on each caliper and push the piston back in usually does it for me.
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