Useing an Ezibleed

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Rust bucket
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Re: Useing an Ezibleed

Postby Rust bucket » Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:17 pm

When I fitted the Wolseley brakes very little air entered the system as I clamped the flexi pipes and a plastic bag on the filler pot. On rebuilding the brake system four year's ago I did if I recall having trouble bleeding it, but then I had no remote fluid pot fitted. I believe I pressurized the MC with a bicycle pump from a modified top hat cap, once done it was no trouble at all and the peddle was always firm. May try this again after checking out all the member's ideas.

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Re: Useing an Ezibleed

Postby philthehill » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:36 pm

Whilst you can get special tools for clamping the brake pipe it really is the worst thing you can do - it is so easy to damage the internal lining of the flexible brake hose which can lead to the symptoms you are experiencing.

If a clamp must be used this is the type of clamp I would use. With reasonable force applied it does not damage the internal structure of the hose.
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