Tech Talk with Master Power Brakes

Tech Tip: Bleeding By The Numbers

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Oct 3, 2018 10:28:12 AM

At Master Power Brakes we are in and among brakes everyday of the week and as a result some things have become second nature to us. We talk about processes and even perform them quite often and sometimes we don’t stop to think that others might not actually realize or understand what we are talking about or doing.

The bleeding of brakes is one of those things. We assume that everyone knows what it means to bleed the brakes and how to go about doing. However when we actually speak to someone it can become really obvious that we need to take a step back and explain the process. So with that being said let's discuss what bleeding the brakes truly means, how to do it and why.

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Topics: Tips and Info, tech tip, bleed your brakes

Bleeding a Master Cylinder the Master Power Brakes Way

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Jun 29, 2018 4:38:51 PM

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.

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Topics: How To Series, Video Guide, Master Power Brakes, brake fluids, bleed your brakes, Combination Valve Bleeder Tool, Bleed a Master Cylinder

Bench Bleeding a Master Cylinder

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Feb 28, 2017 1:48:10 PM

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.

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Topics: How To Series, Master Power Brakes, conversion kits, tech tip, brake fluids, bleed your brakes, bench bleeding a master cylinder

How To: Syringe Bleed a Master Cylinder

Posted by Master Power Brakes Team on Dec 12, 2012 10:20:30 AM

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. 


Plastic Syringe for Bleeding Brakes
 
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Topics: How To Series, Tips and Info, Master Power Brakes, brake fluids, bleed your brakes, bench bleeding a master cylinder, Bleed a Master Cylinder

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