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Old 04-11-2004, 12:44 PM   #7
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Originally posted by Peaty
Aside from this problem, what do you think of the SpeedBleeders? I thought they make things a lot easier.
I had a 91 Explorer that I could never get all the air out (front disc/rear drum). Since then, I have not looked forward to brake jobs.

It takes a few times to completely trust the bleeder, but it is doing its job. I wasn't sure if air was getting past because the tube I used kept bubbling around the speedbleeder.

After redoing the back wheels it became like second nature. I drained the whole reservoir from MAX to MIN through each caliper to make sure the fluid was completly fresh. When I was done, I could feel the brakes grab a little quicker. All in all a good experience. I appreciate the recommendation since this site is where I got the idea.
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