[Mgs] Brake bleeding
eyera3000 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 06:53:45 MST 2018
Thanks to all who have replied
typos and artifacts are the fault of my phone
On Tue, Nov 20, 2018, 12:40 AM PaulHunt73 <paulhunt73 at virginmedia.com wrote:
> Longest run to shortest is correct, with the handbrake released to
> minimise the cavity in the wheel cylinders. I've always used an EeziBled -
> at no more than 15psi - to initially fill and bleed both clutch and brake
> systems, but that has always left the brake pedal long and soft. It pumps
> up with a couple of quick strokes, then after a couple of seconds goes long
> and soft again - i.e. still some air in. The second step is for someone to
> press down very hard on the pedal, then I rapidly open and close a caliper
> nipple, first one side then the other. That always blasts more air out and
> after that it is fine. The front of the car needs to be slightly higher
> than the rear.
> But if just replacing fluid on an otherwise working system then an
> EeziBleed and opening each nipple in turn until the fluid runs clear should
> be all that is needed.
> ----- Original Message -----
> I am new to MGs but not British cars. I have read posts that seem to
> indicate that bleeding the brakes on my 67B is not as straight forwatd as
> say my big Healey. So could someone provide directions of the proceedure? I
> would start with cyl farthest away and work my way to the front.
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