If you are a person that enjoys bleeding a master cylinder, you are a rarity!! The traditional method of bleeding a master cylinder involves a pair of rubber hoses that have to go from the ports on the master cylinder up and into the reservoir. Invariably, as soon as you start the process, one of the hoses pops out and slings brake fluid all over the shop and that is when you wish there was another way.
Bench bleeding your master cylinder is not necessarily all that complicated, but if we can make it even easier for you…we will. What is bench bleeding a master cylinder you might ask and why should I do it? It’s a process done before starting the process of bleeding the brakes on the rest of the vehicle. Typically done on the work bench (hence the name), this will remove the air from the master cylinder which then speeds up and makes bleeding the rest of the system much easier.
Some of our customers wonder why we include syringes with our disc brake conversion kits and how to use them. This illustrated post explains brake system syringes and how to use them.
Sometimes we get questions from folks wondering why we include syringes with our power disc brake conversion systems and how to use them. This illustrated post explains brake syringes and what to do with them.