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Old 10-27-2008, 05:05 PM
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Funny you should ask. Erwin (erdog) and I just got done changing his oil and installing a magnefine AT filter and we filmed the filter install so that's coming up. Next we're filming a rear camber kit install (spc brand) and then I'll be filming a clutch fluid flush and an SS brake line install.

I'll try to get the vids posted asap.
Unfortunately we didn't get around to flushing the clutch fluid or replacing the brake lines. I'll try to get it done next time.
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yeah it be nice to get a video of this. I'd like to see how you bleed the brakes when you do this.
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yeah it be nice to get a video of this. I'd like to see how you bleed the brakes when you do this.
Calcul8 (Nathan) and I are installing these right now... he forgot that we needed to record and did his side before I was ready... I'll be doing mine soon though, so I'll makes sure to video that. As for bleeding, I'm just going to use my power bleeder.
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Calcul8 (Nathan) and I are installing these right now... he forgot that we needed to record and did his side before I was ready... I'll be doing mine soon though, so I'll makes sure to video that. As for bleeding, I'm just going to use my power bleeder.

Show some footage of you using that as well. I am thinking of getting one soon, but wanted to see it in action first.
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Show some footage of you using that as well. I am thinking of getting one soon, but wanted to see it in action first.

I already have video of that. Check the brake flush DIY vid.
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After searching, I couldnt find a good DIY for this. Anybody have any input on how to do it?
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I'm also unsure of exactly how to do this. Are you supposed to completely bleed out the brake system before switching the lines or do you not have to?

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Do not empty the all the brake fluid before completion. Its going to cause more problems. Install the lines, THEN bleed the fluid.
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do you have to plug the steel brake line then? or does it have a leak preventing mechanism?

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would like to get an answer to the above post...
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would like to get an answer to the above post...
I've replaced lines several times and I've never plugged them to prevent fluid leakage. I usually just let all the fluid drain out and then I would just power flush with fresh fluid.
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Good info.
How do you power flush the lines?

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