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Old January 31st, 2011, 12:35 AM
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Speed Bleeders

I have heard some good reviews on Speed Bleeders. I need to bleed my brakes soon and was wondering if anyone here is running them.

Is the correct size M10x1.0 or 3/8"x24?
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Old January 31st, 2011, 12:26 PM
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I have not used them myself, but a friend of mine swears by them. He has them on both of his BMW's and absolutely loves them. I would be interested in knowing the correct size too as I plan on getting them for mine in the near future; although, I believe mine may be a little different being a 110 and having the rear disc conversion using Disco I rear calipers...
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Old January 31st, 2011, 02:34 PM
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Yeah I have heard all positive reviews about them. I work on my truck with people and alone and when I work on it alone these would come in real handy. I would imagine your DI calipers come with the same thread size bleeder as Defender and even RRC. Those trucks seem to have most things in common below the belt. I may get a set and try them out.
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with the amount of time you spend off road ... I'd make sure you have good dust caps ... corrosion jamming up that ball and spring might not be fun!
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Old January 31st, 2011, 04:25 PM
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with the amount of time you spend off road ... I'd make sure you have good dust caps ... corrosion jamming up that ball and spring might not be fun!
You are right. I could see that spring rusting up nice and quick with some of that Pine Barrens water.
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Old January 31st, 2011, 04:27 PM
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You are right. I could see that spring rusting up nice and quick with some of that Pine Barrens water.
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Old January 31st, 2011, 09:29 PM
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I have Speedbleeders in my old CJ, and they seem to work fine. However, now that I bought an Eezibleed system, I see no reason to replace the bleed valves my Defender. I'm much happier with it that with the Speedbleeders.
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I have Speedbleeders in my old CJ, and they seem to work fine. However, now that I bought an Eezibleed system, I see no reason to replace the bleed valves my Defender. I'm much happier with it that with the Speedbleeders.
That is nice. I just checked out a video on it. looks so simple running off the tire pressure. Brakes are easy, but a super easy one man job would be nice.
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Old January 31st, 2011, 11:32 PM
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Check out a company called Phoenix I believe is what they are called saw proof in the pudding about them on a car show called Gearz. Might find the episode on Youtube. Basically it lets you reverse the bleed process by letting you have the bubbles come up and out to the reservoir. And is designed as a one man job. Still need to start at the furthest wheel though.
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That is nice. I just checked out a video on it. looks so simple running off the tire pressure. Brakes are easy, but a super easy one man job would be nice.
And it's easy enough to convert it to use pressure from an air compressor. Just a couple fittings (1/4" NPT?) from Harbor Freight does the trick.
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Another popular one is the Motive Power Bleeder http://www.motiveproducts.com/
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