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Old 04-06-2007, 10:58 AM
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Brake Bleeding Question???

If I swap out the brake lines on the front or the rear, do I only have to bleed the section that I swap out, that is the front or the rear, correct?

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Yeah im pretty sure. Starting from the caliper furthest from the master cylinder.
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yeaup any time that you have any part of the breaking system open to air for long periods of time, you want to bleed. and like Ruiz said start with the furthest caliper away from the master cly first

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Old 04-09-2007, 09:40 AM
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Brake Health Tips

1. Flush and bleed once per year. If you have a race car, do it more frequently (every other race or as mandated by the rules. ) For DD once every spring is fine

2. Alternate Regular and a colored fluid (SuperBlue, Yellow, or Green) so that you can visually see when you have fresh fluid.

3. Make a brake bleeder reservoir out of an old Gatorade bottle by drilling a hole in the cap and feeding the clear tubing through it. Make a hanger into a hook and wrap it around the mouth so you can hang the bottle on the susp and use both hands for bleeding.

4. Don't do it alone. Always have someone on the pedal while you watch the reservoir and the drain.
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Hi. I'm newb to brake system. How many liters of brake fluid do I need for both bleeding and refilling? Thanks.
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just flush one whole bottle through ( small one) and then fill it to the max line with a second bottle.
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just flush one whole bottle through ( small one) and then fill it to the max line with a second bottle.
Thanks for the info. Is ATE Super Blue good enough? I'm planning to get 3 can (1 litter per can, just in case). Or should I go for the more expensive Endless RF 650? I can't even seem to find that online!
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So your going to buy 3 liters of brake fluid? That is way to much, that will last you for the life of your car. Just buy 1 liter, DOT 3 is DOT 3 no matter what.
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Thanks for the info. Is ATE Super Blue good enough? I'm planning to get 3 can (1 litter per can, just in case). Or should I go for the more expensive Endless RF 650? I can't even seem to find that online!
I run it, I LOVE it.

The former blue S14 from Falken, now Green S14 ran it / runs it. Hubert LOVES it.

Last year, our Gold RB26 powered S13 ran it, LOVED it... too bad things didnt workout with our big sponsor. We would be tearing it up this year in Formula D.

But I've only seen ATE Super Blue rated as DOT4.

And yes, 3 litres of brake fluid is over kill... All you need is one, two if your upgrading a boat load of stuff like I did, sorta. I upgraded to the R32 GTR 4 piston fronts. Im happy... until I need to source for brake pads...
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