Brake bleeding is an often-discussed area of discontent amongst builders. Whether you have the toe brakes or not, it’s very hard to get all of the bubbles out of the brake system. Starting at the brake and back-bleeding seems to work best, with a pressure bleeder, but I’d like to put in a plug for the aircraft style bleeder, like this one from Aircraft Tool Supply. It has a fitting that firmly attaches to the bleeder nut and has a built-in shut-off valve so you can pump it up and hit the line with a good flow to move the bubbles to the top.

Posted By: Brett Ferrell
Friday March 19th, 2010 at 10:04 PM

Categories: Final Assembly Maintenance Wheels, Axles, and Brakes
Tags: Bleeding Brakes Final Assembly Maintenance

One response to “Brake Bleeding”

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